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Liberia-based Fyrkuna Metalworks is transforming decommissioned weapons from the West African country's long civil war into whimsical sculptures.
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The trial of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi's son, his spy chief and his last prime minister will take place in August, a top Libyan official said Monday.
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Sixteen Rwandan students are seeking asylum in Uganda, saying they are the victims of harassment by security officials back home for refusing to join a Congolese rebel movement that allegedly recruits inside Rwandan territory.
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The foreign ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia met in Addis Ababa on Monday in hopes of defusing tensions over a huge dam Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River.
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As the G8 summit gets under way, potentially embarrassing leaked documents claim the UK spied on G20 politicians in 2009.
Under Hosni Mubarak's rule, Egypt's authorities took a tough line on Egyptians coming home after waging "jihad" in places like Afghanistan, Chechnya or the Balkans, fearing they would bring back extremist ideology, combat experience and a thirst for regime change.
To most South Africans and to the world, Nelson Mandela is credited with having led the successful struggle against white rule and is loved and admired for how he pulled off what looked like the impossible while somehow avoiding a brutal race war.
At least 16 people have been killed during clashes between rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army and villagers in the Central African Republic , a military source from the CAR has said.
A public square in Uganda's capital that is closed to the public is becoming a symbol for what many here see as the state's growing intolerance of political dissent.
At least seven people were killed when a bomb exploded in a tea shop popular with government troops in the Somali town of Wanlaweyn on Saturday, officials and residents said.
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Mohammed Morsi told thousands of supporters at a rally in Cairo that his government was also withdrawing the Egyptian charge d'affaires from Damascus.
Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela's health has improved, his grandson said Saturday as the 94-year-old spent his eighth day in the hospital recovering from a lung infection.
Gunmen staged overnight attacks on at least six security buildings and outposts throughout Libya 's eastern city of Benghazi, killing five soldiers, military officials said on Saturday.
Regional presidents have begun a special summit on Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe set crucial elections for the end of July.