Aby Ba (left) and Ousmane Mactar Ba play the board game Jekaben, which was created by their father, Senegalese entrepreneur Salif Tidiane Ba, in Dakar, Senegal. Jekaben, which means "let's unite and work together" in a local language, celebrates the idea of Pan-African unity. Idy Sy for NPR hide caption

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Father Samuel (left) holds the hand and the face of a rape victim as they pray at the Heal Africa clinic in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Aug. 11, just after the Congolese woman underwent surgery to repair physical damage suffered while being raped. Hundreds of thousands of women have been brutally raped in the country's nearly decade-long conflict. Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Police control the crowd as they react before looking for the bodies of family members and friends that were killed during a rally. Schalk van Zuydam/AP hide caption

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Boma's antelope migration is believed to be second in size only to the wildebeests of the Serengeti. Here, a group of Eland antelope. Miguel Juarez for NPR hide caption

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The court in Khartoum, Sudan, fined Lubna Ahmed Hussein $200 for violating the country's criminal code — by wearing pants in a nightclub in July. Hussein said she preferred to go to jail, but she was freed after one night there. She is appealing the decision, and her lawyers plan to take the appeal to Sudan's Supreme Court. Miquel Juarez for NPR hide caption

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