October 24, 2016
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African News Summary


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 Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa:

Somali Security Minister Killed in Suicide Attack 
Somalia's president, Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed confirmed that Aden and 20 other people killed in a suicide attack 

Somalia: Still Hope for Peace?   
Analyst looks at effects of escalating violence

Amnesty International: Zimbabwe Human Rights Problems Persist 
Group's Secretary General Irene Khan tells reporters in Harare at the end of her trip to the country that the level of political violence is 'significantly less' than last year

Abuse Charges Against Priest Rock Kenya's Catholic Church 
Renato Sesana, an Italian Roman Catholic priest, denies the charges, saying he is a victim of extortionists

Book Examines Corruption in Kenya   
It's Our Turn to Eat stirs debate and controversy

UN Says More Must Be Done to Help Displaced Women     
High Commissioner for Refugees, officials from other refugee organizations express concern during meeting with US congressional aides

Malawi President Mutharika to Swear-in New Cabinet Thursday   
President Mutharika's new cabinet announcement is reportedly generating increasing debate in malawi.

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