Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died. He was 80.

 
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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has...

Egypt hands Muslim Brotherhood leader another life sentence

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced five people, including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life in prison on violence-related charges.

Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corrupt

President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenya's young people on Sunday to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country.

Congo's president won't run again in long-delayed election

Congo's president is not running again in December's long-delayed elections, easing concerns by the opposition and international community that he would try to stay in office and positioning one of...

2 car bomb blasts kill 6 in Somalia

Two car bombs hit Somalia on Sunday, killing six people.

Egypt says troops have killed 52 militants in Sinai

Egypt says its security forces have killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

Congo opposition leader Katumbi blocked from returning home

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11 taxi drivers killed in South Africa ambush

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Zimbabwe's leader tries to rally white voters as gap narrows

Zimbabwe's president is trying to rally white minority voters as the race in this month's historic election becomes too close to call.

Haiti's prime minister resigns amid fuel price hike fallout

Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned Saturday amid calls for him to step down over his handling of a failed plan to raise fuel prices that set off a...

 
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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has ...

Egypt hands Muslim Brotherhood leader another life sentence

An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced five people, including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life in prison on violence-related charges.

Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corrupt

President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenya's young people on Sunday to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country.