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Esther Okaya has a health problem that is a growing concern in Sub-Saharan Africa: high blood pressure. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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Africans Are Introduced To The Blood Pressure Cuff

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Kenyan police confront university students protesting higher fees on May 20. The police have a reputation for corruption and violence and are not well-liked. But when a popular officer was arrested and charged with a vigilante-style killing, residents took to the streets to support him. Tom Maruko/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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In Strange Twist, Kenyans March For Police Officer Accused Of Murder

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Economic Impact Of Ebola Crisis Spreads Across Africa

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A child with suspected malnutrition is examined at a medical clinic in Malakal, South Sudan, in July. Matthew Abbott/AP hide caption

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When Do Food Shortages Become A Famine? There's A Formula For That

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Ali Daud Omar will repair your cell phone for $6. He's one of the refugees benefiting from the Ugandan government's right-to-work policy. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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Fleeing War And Finding Work

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Kenyan Health Workers Fear Ebola May Take Flight

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Shadow Events Hope To Skim Some Attention From U.S.-Africa Summit

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Satao was a 45-year-old Kenyan elephant with tusks so long they brushed the ground. Poachers killed him in June with a poisoned arrow. African leaders gathered in Washington said there needs to be better cooperation on the continent to prevent poaching. Tsavo Trust hide caption

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African Leaders: No One Country Can Stop Elephant Poaching

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Scores of African leaders gather in Washington this week at an unprecedented summit organized by President Obama. Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Africa's Leaders Aim To Change Perception Of The Continent

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Two customers sit having a drink in the Diani Sea resort in Diani, Kenya, outside Mombasa, on May 16. Travel advisories issued by Western countries are hitting Mombasa hard, forcing hotel closures and thousands of workers to lose their jobs. Ivan Lieman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Western Countries Issue Warnings; Kenyan Tourism Gets Pummeled

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Women carry sticks in Ganyliel, South Sudan, an area protected from the violence in the country due to its isolation. But food there is scarce. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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Escaping South Sudan's Violence Often Means Going Hungry

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A man cleans up the site of Tuesday's car bomb explosion in Jos, Nigeria, on Thursday. The city was spared deadly reprisals, in part because a peace group intervened. Sunday Alamba/AP hide caption

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With Swift, Quiet Moves, Nigerian Group Limits Religious Violence

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