Violence, Irregularities Plague Ivory Coast Vote

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Mobile banking clients in Mchinji, Malawi, learn the ropes from customer service officer Clean Chendera (left). Courtesy of Opportunity International hide caption

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Helping The World's Poor Save A Bit At A Time

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South Africa Tackles Rhino Poaching

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Pope's Views On Condoms Scrutinized In Africa

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Kenyan Girl Dares To Live Off Beaten Path

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Maryland Woman Becomes African 'King'

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Smithsonian Collection Celebrates Historic African Art

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Southern Sudan Voters Remember Long Civil War

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Southern Sudan Voters Mull Independence Bid

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Released British couple Rachel (R) and Paul Chandler stand outside the British Embassy residence in Nairobi on November 14, 2010 after they arrived from Mogadishu following their release by Somali pirates. SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images/AFP hide caption

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South African Rugby Player Honored

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Dressed in customary black and red funeral clothing, villagers from the Otuam fishing community carry the casket of their late ruler Nana Amuah-Afenyi V, who died two years ago. He is succeeded by his niece, King Peggy, a secretary at the Ghanaian embassy in Washington, who says she had to save up to give her uncle a fitting send-off. Eric Don-Arthur for NPR hide caption

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In Ghanaian Village, American Woman Reigns As King

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