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Picture of Police patrol Zimbabwe capital before anti-government demos

Police patrol Zimbabwe capital before anti-government demos

Armed Riot Police block a main road during a patrol on the streets in Harare, Thursday, Aug, 15, 2019. In a show of force to discourage anti government protests, Zimbabwe police with water cannons patrolled the capital's streets and warned residents, "you will rot in jail" if they participated in the demonstrations planned for Friday.

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Picture of 2 Ebola patients in Congo “cured” with drugs, say doctors

2 Ebola patients in Congo “cured” with drugs, say doctors

Esperance Nabintu and her one-year-old son, Ebenezer Fataki, after the two had been declared cured of Ebola, in Goma, Congo Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. The two were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs by top doctors who said that the disease can be cured if people seek proper care.

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Picture of African Union envoy: Sudanese finalize power-sharing deal

African Union envoy: Sudanese finalize power-sharing deal

Sudanese protesters march during a demonstration in Khartoum, Sudan, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. Sudanese pro-democracy activists have posted videos on social media showing thousands of people taking to the streets in the capital, Khartoum. The Sudanese Professionals Association said Thursday that the rallies are demanding justice for the killing of at least six people, including four students, earlier this week during student protests in a central province.

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Picture of US sanctions Zimbabwean official over post-election killings

US sanctions Zimbabwean official over post-election killings

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, the body of a man lays in the closed entrance of store after being shot as opposition party supporters and police clashed in Harare, Zimbabwe. The United States has placed on its sanctions list a former Zimbabwean army general who commanded troops accused of killing six civilians after a disputed election a year ago. The listing signals U.S. frustration over the lack of accountability in the killings in the capital, Harare. It comes as Zimbabweans on Thursday mark a year since the shootings.

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Picture of 1-year-old daughter of Congo man who died of Ebola has virus

1-year-old daughter of Congo man who died of Ebola has virus

In this Sunday, July 14, 2019 photo, burial workers put on protective gear before carrying the remains of Mussa Kathembo, an Islamic scholar who had prayed over those who were sick, and his wife, Asiya, to their final resting place in Beni, Congo. Both died of Ebola.

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Picture of 1-year-old daughter of man who died of Ebola shows symptoms

1-year-old daughter of man who died of Ebola shows symptoms

In this Sunday, July 14, 2019 photo, burial workers put on protective gear before carrying the remains of Mussa Kathembo, an Islamic scholar who had prayed over those who were sick, and his wife, Asiya, to their final resting place in Beni, Congo. Both died of Ebola.

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Picture of 2nd confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s city of Goma dies

2nd confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s city of Goma dies

In this Sunday, July 14, 2019 photo, Red Cross workers carry the remains of 16-month-old Muhindo Kakinire from the morgue into a truck as health workers disinfect the area in Beni, Congo. The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak an international emergency.

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Picture of Congo officials say 2nd Ebola case confirmed in city of Goma

Congo officials say 2nd Ebola case confirmed in city of Goma

In this Saturday, July 13, 2019 photo, health workers wearing protective gear check on a patient isolated in a plastic cube at an Ebola treatment center in Beni, Congo. On July 17, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak an international emergency after it spread to eastern Congo's biggest city, Goma.

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Picture of Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in a day

Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in a day

Agriculture officials stated that so far more than 2.6 billion trees have been planted

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Picture of Sudan says 87 killed when security forces broke up protest site

Sudan says 87 killed when security forces broke up protest site

Protesters at the sit-in area were demanding the country's ruling military council to cede power to a civilian authority

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