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South African court issues arrest warrant for ex-leader Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A judge in South Africa issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for former president Jacob Zuma for failing to appear in court...

Malawi court nullifies presidential vote, orders new one

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) - The Constitutional Court in the southern African nation of Malawi on Monday nullified the results of last year's presidential election,...

Eritrea expresses ‘dismay’ at new US visa restrictions

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The East African nation of Eritrea on Sunday expressed “dismay at this unfriendly act” after the Trump administration included it in...

‘Like I’m trapped’: Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw...

Billionaire apologizes for telling Trump ‘Africa loves you’

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - A South African billionaire businessman has apologized for telling U.S. President Donald Trump that "Africa loves you" during the World Economic...

‘Like I’m trapped’: Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw...

‘I did it’: Portugal hacker says he exposed African tycoon

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - A Portuguese hacker is claiming responsibility for leaking confidential documents implicating the billionaire daughter of a former prominent African leader...

AP Explains: How climate change feeds Africa locust invasion

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have...

AP Explains: Why US troop cuts in Africa would cause alarm

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Even as destroyed U.S. military aircraft smoldered from an al-Shabab attack that killed three Americans this month in Kenya, the al-Qaida-linked...

Billionaire’s cash helps Zimbabwe’s doctors back from strike

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - A billionaire has offered to pay striking doctors in Zimbabwe to help end a months-long protest over grave hospital conditions...