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Kenya elections observers to enhance transparency
Written by By TOM ODULA Associated Press 28 January 2013
In this Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008 file photo, a young girl cries as she is carried by a man and woman fleeing an area of wooden kiosks which was set on fire by supporters of Raila Odinga's party, the ... read more >>
Mali military enters fabled town of Timbuktu
Written by KRISTA LARSON and LORI HINNANT Associated Press 28 January 2013
  Chadian soldiers patrol the streets of Gao, Northern Mali, Monday Jan. 28, 2013. Malian soldiers descended on the city of Timbuktu on Monday after al-Qaida-linked militants fled into the desert having ... read more >>
Angry protests, clashes on Egypt anniversary
Written by HAMZA HENDAWI and LEE KEATH | Associated Press 25 January 2013
Egyptian protesters take cover as they clash with riot police, not seen, near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Two years after Egypt's revolution began, the country's schism was ... read more >>
Algeria: 12 hostages have died in the siege
Written by Anis Belghoul and Paul Schemm Associated Press 18 January 2013
This is a April 19, 2005 fiel photo released by Statoil via NTB scanpix, shows the Ain Amenas gas field in Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013. British ... read more >>
Palestinians: Apartheid state if Netanyahu wins
Written by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH Associated Press 18 January 2013
In this photograph made on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, print house employees work on an election campaign billboard of Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu, in the central Israeli ... read more >>
Haiti quietly marks quake's 3rd anniversary
Written by TRENTON DANIEL Associated Press 18 January 2013
Relatives of those who died in the 2010 earthquake walk in single file to place a cross on a hilltop to remember those who died in the devastating earthquake, prior to a memorial service at Titanyen, ... read more >>
Ivory Coast returns stampede bodies to families
Written by Associated Press 12 January 2013
A young relative weeps during a memorial service for the 64 people killed in a New Year's stampede, as family members came to claim the bodies of their loved ones at Treichville's University Hospital ... read more >>
France vows help after Mali Islamists take town
Written by BABA AHMED and KRISTA LARSON Associated Press 12 January 2013
In this Aug. 31, 2012 file photo, fighters from Islamist group Ansar Dine stand guard in Timbuktu, Mali, as they prepare to publicly lash a member of the Islamic Police found guilty of adultery. The ... read more >>
Finding the salt of the soil of Benin
Written by Sunday Alamba Associated Press 12 January 2013
Kakpo Augustine, left, and Victorine Accrombessi, right, dig up soil in the village of Djegbadji near Ouidah, Benin, on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Artisanal salt farmers in this village in Benin dig off ... read more >>
UN welcomes peace deal in Central African Republic
Written by Associated Press 12 January 2013
President Francois Bozize AP photo The U.N. Security Council is welcoming the cease-fire agreement and peace deal in the Central African Republic that will allow President Francois ... read more >>
Ivory Coast New Year's death toll rises to 64
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2013
Flowers are left by a sign reading "to our victims" in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Wednesday Jan. 2, 2013. Survivors of a stampede in Ivory Coast that killed 61 people, most of them children and teenagers, ... read more >>
New child soldier fears in C. African Republic
Written by Associated Press 05 January 2013
A youth dances in the rap band entertaining a meeting of the National Youth Council to discuss the current crisis and the message that youth want to send to upcoming peace talks in Libreville, at ... read more >>
South Africa: Mandela rests at home
Written by Associated Press 04 January 2013
In this June 17, 2010 file photo, former South African President, Nelson Mandela leaves the chapel after attending the funeral of his great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. ... read more >>
Kenya hospital imprisons new mothers with no money
Written by JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press 04 January 2013
  In this photo taken Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, Maimouna Awuor, 44, speaks to The Associated Press In Nairobi, Kenya. The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood ... read more >>
US leaves C. African Republic amid security woes
Written by Hippolyte Marboua and Krista Larson Associated Press 04 January 2013
In this frame grab taken from APTN footage from Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, President Francois Bozize addresses crowds, in Bangui, Central African Republic. The president of Central African Republic on ... read more >>
International Year in Review
Written by Shannen Hill – Sentinel Intern 27 December 2012
A United States ambassador, along with three other Americans, was killed in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. This attack became a subject of debate on how effective the United States Army is.   Syria Syria’s ... read more >>
Officials: Ill Nelson Mandela making progress
Written by By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press 13 December 2012
  In this June 17, 2010 file photo, former South African President, Nelson Mandela leaves the chapel after attending the funeral of his great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela in Johannesburg, South Africa. ... read more >>
UN vote enhanced Palestinian standing
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor)n 06 December 2012
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the UN     The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state. The vote in the UN was 138 to 9, with ... read more >>
US tries behind scenes to end Israel-Hamas warfare
Written by JULIE PACE Associated Press 21 November 2012
A Palestinian tries to throw back tear gas canister during a protest against Israel's operations in Gaza Strip, outside Ofer, an Israeli military prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Nov. ... read more >>
Malawi lauded on anti-gay law moratorium
Written by RAPHAEL TENTHANI Associated Press 14 November 2012
In this Thursday May, 20, 2010 file photo, Tiwonge Chimbalanga, foreground, and Steven Monjeza, left background, are led from court in Blantyre, Malawi, after a judge sentenced the couple to the maximum ... read more >>
Granny Obama, Kenya celebrate White House win
Written by JOSPHAT KASIRE and TOM ODULA Associated Press 14 November 2012
  Waving her walking cane and smiling broadly, the step-grandmother of Barack Obama celebrated Wednesday November 7 as this tiny Western Kenyan village danced and rejoiced after the United States president ... read more >>
Black Hockey Player Faces Racist Chants By Czech Fans
Written by by Atlanta Black Star Staff 30 October 2012
  Sentinel Newswire Black NHL player Wayne Simmonds got into a fight with a player for Tere in his third game with Liberec of the Czech Extraliga and was serenaded by fans with “opice,” a term ... read more >>
Platinum producer fires striking S. African miners
Written by RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press 11 October 2012
A fireman sprays fuel off the road after a truck was set alight by striking truck workers on a slipway off a main highway leading out of the city, near the international airport in Cape Town, South Africa, ... read more >>
Obama’s leadership takes center stage
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 19 September 2012
   Palestinian Hamas supporters burn U.S. flags as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)   Amidst the anti-U.S. ... read more >>
Rep. Bass Statement on the Passing of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi
Written by Sentinel News Service 22 August 2012
WASHINGTON -- Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights made the following statement after the announced ... read more >>

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