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Supporters of opposition leader Martin Fayulu flee a plume of teargas fired by police Wednesday in the capital, Kinshasa. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks toward the smoke rising from a fire at the Independent National Electoral Commission's warehouse in Kinshasa on Thursday, 10 days ahead of the presidential election. John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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First lady Melania Trump on her visit to Italy in 2017. This week she is taking her first solo trip as first lady, visiting four African countries over five days. Silvia Lore/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers display ivory seized from poachers around the country. KWS has played a critical role in carrying out operations against poachers. Simon Maina/Getty Images hide caption

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DNA Test Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers

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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town, South Africa, during a three-nation visit to Africa. May has promised to boost Britain's investment in the continent. AP hide caption

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Simone Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former first lady, awaits the start of her trial in Abidjan in 2014. She would ultimately be sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in the violence that followed the 2010 election — but now the man who won that election, President Alassane Ouattara, has announced plans to pardon her and hundreds of others. Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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