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Congo Reports Arrest in Killing of 2 U.N. Experts

Advertisement NAIROBI, Kenya — A man suspected in the killing of two United Nations experts in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested early Saturday, according to Congolese authorities. The man, Constantin Tshidime Bulabula, will be brought before a military ...

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South African Court Raises Pressure for Zuma to Go

Advertisement JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s highest court ruled on Friday that Parliament had failed to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable in a long-running corruption case, putting pressure on the weakened leader to resign as his party tries to reinvent itself. ...

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South Sudan Cease-Fire Is Signed, but ‘Difficult’ Period Awaits

Advertisement ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — South Sudan’s warring factions on Thursday signed a new agreement to cease hostilities and protect civilians in the latest effort to calm a devastating civil war. The two sides also signed an agreement to grant ...

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Uganda Lifts an Age Limit, Paving the Way for a President for Life

Advertisement NAIROBI, Kenya — After months of heated, sometimes violent debate, Uganda’s Parliament voted late Wednesday to lift the age limit for the presidency, setting the stage for President Yoweri Museveni to rule the country indefinitely. Mr. Museveni is in ...

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