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Witnesses say airstrike in Ethiopia's Tigray kills dozens

Airstrike in Togoga comes amid fighting in the Tigray region

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Health workers in Ethiopia's Tigray region say an airstrike has hit a busy village market and soldiers have blocked medical teams from travelling to the scene. They and a former resident cite witnesses saying dozens of…

Dozens killed in Kenya landslide

At least seven children are among the 29 people killed after heavy rainfall triggered a landslide in Pokot, northwest Kenya, authorities have confirmed.

Eliud Kipchoge ran sub-two hour marathon

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.

Botswana decriminalizes gay sex

Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements.

Legacy of lunacy haunts Kenya's old railway

In 1903, British colonial administrator Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot made a bold statement: "It is not uncommon for a country to create a railway, but it is uncommon for a railway to create a country."