The National Assembly is currently on fire in Libreville, Gabon. Demonstrators set Gabon parliament on fire: witnesses Clashes erupt in Gabon after Bongo re-election announcedNigerian economy officially enters recession The security has been stepped up near Villa Somalia,the presidential palace,in Mogadishu. Maka Mukarama road has been closedThe presidential palace guards have killed a man said to be a soldier near SYL hotel in MogadishuTunisia: Pic of weapons and other objects seized following sec op in Hay el-Karma, Kasserine Phoenix engaged in multiple rescues since early AM; chaotic scenes in the Med.Turkey condemns Somalia terrorist attack Explosion in Mogadishu : EU remains a staunch supporter of the building of a stable and democratic A member of security services patrols the scene of suicide car bomb blast in MogadishuA big explosion in Villa Somalia Al Shabab media: Al Shabab claims to have killed 40 people including Somali MPs in today's suicide explosion. State media: 15 deadDeath toll from the Al-Shabaab Suicide truck bomb on SYL hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia rises to 22, 55 injured Somali minister of information Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareeye) and Somali MP were among the wounded peopleSomali MP Dahir Amin Jeesow among the people wounded in the truck suicide explosion. 5 dead, 10 woundedAt least 4 killed and 5 others injured after the truck suicide car bomb attack in the vicinity of the SYL hotel, Mogadishu SomaliaExplosion, gunfire near SYL hotel in Somali capital Jubbaland regional state rejects to host Somali refugees who deported from Kenya. The refugees went to Dhobley town20km of Kasserine after a week of operation of the tunisian army : 3 soldiers killed and 7 wounded. Tunisia Two medical students planning to join ISIS have been detained in the coastal town of Malindi, Kenya sourcesNigeria's leader 'prepared' for talks with Boko Haram Central Mediterranean: the @MSF Bourbon Argos was attacked by armed men UN: About 243,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan The siege on the Banadir Beach Club, Mogadishu ended with 9 killed (5 civilians 2 special forces, 2 fighters) 1 terrorist capturedFirst reports of gunman storming the crowded Banadir Beach Club/Restaurant, near Turkish embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia Heavy casualties feared after suspected Al-Shabab militants detonated explosives in a crowded area in Bardhere town south Somalia After years of talks, Colombia and FARC rebels announce accord for ending half-century of war. Two women lynched, set on fire in Congo as ethnic tensions flare Kerry tells Nigeria fight against Islamists is not just a military one

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31 August 2016
The National Assembly is currently on fire in Libreville, Gabon.
Clashes erupt in Gabon after Bongo re-election announced
Nigerian economy officially enters recession
Tunisia: Pic of weapons and other objects seized following sec op in Hay el-Karma, Kasserine
Phoenix engaged in multiple rescues since early AM; chaotic scenes in the Med.
Turkey condemns Somalia terrorist attack
A member of security services patrols the scene of suicide car bomb blast in Mogadishu
Death toll from the Al-Shabaab Suicide truck bomb on SYL hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia rises to 22, 55 injured
Two medical students planning to join ISIS have been detained in the coastal town of Malindi, Kenya sources
Nigeria's leader 'prepared' for talks with Boko Haram
UN: About 243,000 South Sudanese refugees in Sudan