Danny Faure sworn in as new president of Seychelles Niger says US aid worker likely held by Mali jihadistsThe Dignity1 has just rescued ~105 people from a rubber boat. They're now resting on board. The debris of drone crashed outside Kismayo were taken by AlShabaab. The drone crashed at Qudus area 3 days ago - Witness Somalia UK to send 40 soldiers to Tunisia for advisory/training in border security against ISIS infiltrations from Libya American aid worker kidnapped in Niger, official saysSouth Africa student protests turn violent at Univ of Witswatersrand. Avoid Braamfontein area of Johannesburg US F-16CMs from the 31st Fighter Wing, based at Aviano Air Base in Italy, have arrived at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti. Nine arrested after South Africa police, students clash again in Johannesburg Gunmen kidnap US citizen, kill his guards in central Niger town of Abalak: Town mayor South Sudan's people starve as government restricts aid – even in areas untouched by civil war. Gunmen have raped and tortured a young Somali girl in Mogadishu. She is in coma. Let me know if you 're interested in getting more detailsAfrica's population boom fuels 'unstoppable' migration to Europe Five troops killed and 5 others wounded in roadside bomb explosion hit govt troops' vehicle near Baidoa town - PoliceAlgerian security forces reportedly kill Abu Dudjana, the alleged ISIS Emir in the country, in Skikda, east of Algiers. Algeria Al Shabab militants have raided SNA convoy in Eel Baraf town. Loud explosion was heard before the attack according to sourcesReports of fierce fighting between Galmudug and Puntland regiona states in Galkacyo townBoko Haram releases 21 Chibok girls to Nigeria government: government official21 Chibok girls released in Nigeria, senior government official tells BBCAt least four people killed in clash between Alhusuna and Galmudug state forces over control of Galdogob area in central SomaliaGermany to give extra aid to Chad for Sahel refugeesTwo - Kenyan and Somalia nationals executed by AlShabaab in Jilib town for allegedly spying for intelligence agencies. Somalia Kenya to 'purge' land ministry of corrupt cartels: official Ethiopia has declared its first state of emergency in 25 yearsEU could relax or eliminate some visa requirements for Tunisians in return for EU-Tunisia readmission deal All the arrested students have been released at Hillbrow magistrate court Congo warlord surrenders five years after escape from death row Wits students arrive at Hillbrow Magistrate court to stand in solidarity with their arrestedSouth Africa's Zuma appeal against graft charges to be heard in open court Bomb blast hits Maiduguri in Nigeria, many feared dead

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16 October 2016
Danny Faure sworn in as new president of Seychelles
The Dignity1 has just rescued ~105 people from a rubber boat. They're now resting on board.
South Africa student protests turn violent at Univ of Witswatersrand. Avoid Braamfontein area of Johannesburg
US F-16CMs from the 31st Fighter Wing, based at Aviano Air Base in Italy, have arrived at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.
South Sudan's people starve as government restricts aid – even in areas untouched by civil war.
Germany to give extra aid to Chad for Sahel refugees
Ethiopia has declared its first state of emergency in 25 years
All the arrested students have been released at Hillbrow magistrate court
Wits students arrive at Hillbrow Magistrate court to stand in solidarity with their arrested
Bomb blast hits Maiduguri in Nigeria, many feared dead