Ethiopia regional government confirms that 52 killed in stampede after protest at religious event. Opposition party in Ethiopia says death toll was at least 50 in a stampede sparked by police action breaking up a protestSeveral dead after police disperse a protest in Ethiopia's Oromia region, triggering a stampede - BBC Massive car bomb in Mogadishu, casualties reported. Somalia Women should undergo virginity tests before enrolling at universities – Egyptian MP Nigeria Central Bank chief’s wife kidnapped, freed AlShabaab Claims Responsibility For Car Bomb Attack At BlueSky Restaurant In MogadishuSuicide bomber kills one person, wounds three in Yemeni port city American sisters in Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, police say Protests hit Tunisia phosphate output again Al-Shabab's serialisation of hostage videos appear to be clear attempt to pressure Kenya and Uganda to withdraw troops from Somalia: AnalystsAl-Shabab media branch to release video of a 3rd POW, a Kenyan soldier; group has already aired videos of KDF and UPDF hostagesSOUTH SUDAN: 100,000 people trapped by fighting around the town of YeiReports that a KDF helicopter crashes in Wajir county with minor injuries. More to followSudan using chemical weapons in Darfur: Rights watchdog Nigeria's ruling party wins key poll amid fraud claims Sudan: these are the atrocities the Bashir government is committing in Darfur, using chemical weapons on childrenSudan: Amnesty recorded chemical attacks by the government on 29 villages in DarfurSudan: 'When one bomb landed in the village we were covered by a cloud of smoke. The explosion blew me away and I fell down' Darfur African economic growth dips to two-decade low: World Bank ICC opens preliminary probe into Gabon unrest Somalia seeks explanation after U.S. 'friendly fire' strike UNICEF says 75,000 children could die in Nigeria hunger crisis Tough times for South Africa's all-female anti-poaching unit. Commander of the Somali National Army Gen. Ali Bashe issues a statement calling for calm, describes Galkayo airstrikes as "friendly-fire". Rights group says Sudan used chemical weapons in Darfur Muslim journalist Noor Tagouri poses in a hijab for PlayboyGabons newly sworn in president Ali Bongo pledges 'inclusive government' U.S. condemns South Sudan opposition leader's call for renewed war US airstrikes hit SNA base near Galkacyo town where 22 Soldiers were killed according to officials. US is investigating the attack

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2 October 2016
Women should undergo virginity tests before enrolling at universities – Egyptian MP
AlShabaab Claims Responsibility For Car Bomb Attack At BlueSky Restaurant In Mogadishu
American sisters in Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, police say
Protests hit Tunisia phosphate output again
Sudan using chemical weapons in Darfur: Rights watchdog
Nigeria's ruling party wins key poll amid fraud claims
Sudan: these are the atrocities the Bashir government is committing in Darfur, using chemical weapons on children
African economic growth dips to two-decade low: World Bank
ICC opens preliminary probe into Gabon unrest
UNICEF says 75,000 children could die in Nigeria hunger crisis
Tough times for South Africa's all-female anti-poaching unit.