Congolese women wait for food to be distributed at the Mugunga III camp for displaced people outside the eastern town of Goma on Dec. 2. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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Gen. Carter Ham is head of the U.S. African command. An Army brigade from Fort Riley, Kan., will begin helping train African militaries beat back a growing terrorist threat posed by al-Qaida. AP hide caption

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Kenyan Susan Oguya created an app to help farmers in her homeland. Shown here in the office of her company, M-Farm, she also belongs to the group Akirachix, which seeks to bring more Kenyan women into the tech world. Gregory Warner hide caption

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Egyptians wait in line to vote on a new draft constitution in Giza, south of Cairo, on Saturday. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., led a Senate hearing Thursday on the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Stevens speaks to the media in Benghazi, Libya, in 2011. Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, was killed on Sept. 11 of this year. Three U.S. government officials resigned Wednesday following a report that cited inadequate security. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Polling station officials count ballots in Cairo on Dec. 15, at the end of the first day of vote in a referendum on a new constitution. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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