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The members of Melodika live in a group house together in Kigali, Rwanda. Percussionist Omer Nzoyisaba is far left, with singer Christian Ninteretse third from the left. Michael May/NPR hide caption

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In Exile, Burundian Musicians Create Out Of Crisis

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Rebels In Burundi Pledge To Oust The Country's President

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President Paul Kagame posted his ballot in Kigali on Friday as Rwandans voted in a referendum to decide whether he should be allowed to extend his time in power. AP hide caption

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Rwanda's President Dangles The Possibility Of A Third Term

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People mourn the death of Dinka Chala who was shot dead by the Ethiopian forces the day earlier, in the Yubdo Village, about 100 km from Addis Ababa in the Oromia region, on Dec. 17, 2015. Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Crackdown Turns Deadly In Ethiopia As Government Turns Against Protesters

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South Sudanese seeking refuge line up to register at the U.N.'s base in Bentiu in February. At that time, the camp was receiving up to 200 new people a day. It now serves as home to some 100,000 people. Charles Lomodong/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.N. Bases Turn Into Cities For Desperate And Displaced In South Sudan

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Violence Escalates In Burundi; U.S Citizens Urged To Leave

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Calling relatives they hadn't spoken to since 2013: from left to right, Chol Lul Walou, approximately 60, called her daughter and son-in-law; Simon Lam Yiek, 33, called his brother; Nyanchan Maluol Mot, 19, called her sister. Giles Duley/Courtesy of ICRC hide caption

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They Haven't Spoken To Family In Years. Now They Get A 3-Minute Call

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Pope Francis Encourages Christian, Muslim Leaders To Be 'Prophets For Peace'

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Pope Prepares To Visit Africa Amid Burundi Crisis

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Mohamud Saleh, shown here during a recent interview, built his reputation by greatly reducing crime in a lawless part of northeastern Kenya in the 1990s. After an absence of more than a decade, he's returned to battle terrorism, and argues that the same tactics will work this time as well. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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Kenyan Lawman Vows To Defeat Terrorism The Way He Fought Crime

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The rapper V-Sita (at right) had a No. 1 hit in Kenya with the song "Hivo Ndio Kunaendaga." YouTube hide caption

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Stop The Foreign Music! African Pop Stars Ask For Government Help

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A child is vaccinated in Makadara Health Clinic, Nairobi, Kenya. Greg Warner/NPR hide caption

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Catholic Bishops In Kenya Call For A Boycott Of Polio Vaccines

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Burundi's Former Intelligence Chief Assassinated

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President Obama Addresses African Union In Ethiopia

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