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In a memo to staff on Wednesday, Deputy News Director for Africa Andrew Drake announced that Evelyne Musambi is AP's new East Africa reporter:
In a memo to staff on Wednesday, News Director for Europe and Africa Anna Johnson announced two appointments in Africa:
When extremists attacked a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital on Tuesday, AP journalists across formats scrambled to capture video, take photos and report the breaking news.