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Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and his current wife, Maesaiah Thabane, attend his inauguration in 2017. Both are suspects in the killing of the prime minister's previous wife, Lipolelo, shortly before the inauguration. Samson Motikoe/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (right) receives the crown from the man who found it, Sirak Asfaw, during a ceremony Thursday in Addis Ababa. The 18th-century Ethiopian crown had been hidden in a Dutch apartment for the past 21 years. The Office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed via AP hide caption

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Sudan says it is settling a lawsuit filed by victims and families of people killed aboard the USS Cole in a 2000 terrorist attack. The destroyer is seen here in Norfolk, Va., in 2016. Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan Seelbach/U.S. Navy / Reuters hide caption

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An artist's rendering of DNA. Scientists have found traces of DNA that they say is evidence that prehistoric humans procreated with an unknown hominin group in West Africa. Westend61/Getty Images/Westend61 hide caption

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'Ghost' DNA In West Africans Complicates Story Of Human Origins

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Lesotho first lady Maesaiah Thabane was reportedly charged with murder on Tuesday for alleged links to the brutal 2017 killing of the prime minister's first wife. Michele Spatari /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Daniel arap Moi, shown in a photo from 2002, ruled Kenya for nearly a quarter century, a period marked by repression, widespread corruption and economic stagnation. Moi has died at 95. Sayyid Abdul Azim/AP hide caption

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Daniel Arap Moi, Kenya's Longtime Strongman, Dies At 95

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Isabel dos Santos, seen here attending a screening of BlacKkKlansman at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival in France, has been accused of embezzlement and money laundering in Angola. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images hide caption

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, addresses the International Court of Justice during last month's hearings in The Hague, Netherlands. The court has announced that a decision in the case will be issued next week. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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United Nations peacekeepers stand next to a patient during a visit of the U.N. secretary-general at an Ebola treatment center in Mangina, North Kivu province, last September. Alexis Huguet /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From left: Sekou Sheriff, of Barkedu village in Liberia, whose parents died at an Ebola treatment center; a polio vaccination booth in Pakistan; a schoolgirl in Ethiopia examines underwear with a pocket for a menstrual pad; an image from a video on the ethics of selfies; Consolata Agunga goes door-to-door as a community health worker in her village in Kenya. From left: John Poole/NPR; Jason Beaubien/NPR; Courtesy of Be Girl Inc.; SAIH Norway/Screenshot by NPR; Marc Silver/NPR hide caption

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Children play around trees downed by Cyclone Idai at the Guara Guara resettlement site in Mozambique, where thousands of people are still living more than nine months after the storm. NicholeSobecki/VII for NPR hide caption

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Mozambique Is Racing To Adapt To Climate Change. The Weather Is Winning

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Nigerian soldiers are on patrol in October, after gunmen suspected of belonging to the Islamic State West Africa Province group raided the village of Tungushe, killing a soldier and three residents. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Justine Adhiambo Obura, chairwoman of the No Sex For Fish cooperative in Nduru Beach, Kenya, stands by her fishing boat. Patrick Higdon, whose name is on the boat, works for the charity World Connect, which gave the group a grant to provide boats for some of the local women. Julia Gunther for NPR hide caption

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No Sex For Fish: How Women In A Fishing Village Are Fighting For Power

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The South African Songbook: Jazz Musicians Who Stayed During Apartheid

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Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in Ouallam, Niger, in April 2018. A spokesman for the Nigerien army says 71 soldiers were killed in an attack on Tuesday. Aaron Ross/Reuters hide caption

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