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  • In retirement at 84, 'Mama Arlene' is working hard to save Rwandan orphans

    PHILADELPHIA By most standards, Arlene Brown says, she's an "old lady" well past her contributing prime. The reality, she believes, is that her true value began in retirement. At the orphanage and school known as Urukundo Village that Brown opened on 10...
  • Merkel: Global catastrophe plan needed after Ebola crisis

    The Ebola crisis in western Africa showed the world in a painful way that a global catastrophe plan is needed to deal with future epidemics, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday. "The struggle (against Ebola) is only won if there are no new...
  • Former Ghana president gives DSU commencement speech

    About 500 graduates from Delaware State University received a commencement speech from the former president of Ghana. The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/1JrUNIv ) reports John Kufuor spoke Sunday at the school's football stadium....
  • Burundi president makes first appearance since failed coup

    Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza made his first appearance in the capital since an attempted coup against his government last week. Nkurunziza made a brief statement to journalists in the foyer of his heavily guarded presidential offices in...
  • Unity urged at memorial for man killed by police on skid row

    Unity urged at memorial for man killed by police on skid row
    Calling for Pan-African unity in the protest movement against police violence, eight church leaders led a fiery service Saturday for Charly Leundeu Keunang, a homeless man shot and killed on skid row by Los Angeles police in a videotaped struggle seen...
  • Ghana's movie stars lead protest march against power cuts

    Ghana's movie stars have joined blue-collar workers in demonstrations against power cuts, marching through the streets of the capital to demand an end to this West African nation's ongoing energy crisis. A march on Saturday in an eastern section of the...
  • Kerry makes unannounced visit to violence-plagued Somalia

    Kerry makes unannounced visit to violence-plagued Somalia
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Tuesday paid an unannounced visit to  Mogadishu, with its haunting memories of 18 U.S. servicemen slain in 1993 and American bodies dragged through the streets. The stop in the capital of Somalia a day after a visit...
  • Once Iran's ally, Sudan sends advisers for Yemeni offensive Iran opposes

    ISLAMABAD Special operations advisers from Sudan previously Iran's key ally on the Red Sea have been deployed in support of a Saudi-backed militia offensive launched over the weekend in Yemen to seize control of Aden's airport, according to analysts...
  • Armed groups in C. African Republic agree to free children

    Armed groups in Central African Republic have agreed to release any children they are holding and not to recruit child soldiers, the United Nations Children's Agency said Tuesday. Eight groups, including the Christian anti-Balaka militia and some ex-...
  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    A new British royal princess was born last week in London — Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — capturing the attention of the world's press. May Day protests hit several cities, including Istanbul, while another protest flared up at the opening of...
  • Burundi court validates president's third term bid

    Burundi's constitutional court on Tuesday validated the president's controversial bid for a third term but the deputy president of the court, who fled to Rwanda ahead of the ruling, called it unconstitutional. The ruling came amid prolonged...