Senegal: Khalifa Sall, the mayor of Dakar, sentenced to 5 years in prison for fraud
Puntland police on alert as terror threat increases in the northeast
At 14 dead in minibus crash in South Africa's KwaZulu Natal province, South African
: "African-American unemployment has reached the lowest levels ever recorded. Hispanic-American unemployment rate has also reached the lowest levels ever recorded. And wages are rising at the fastest level in more than a decade."
Armed men kidnap the mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli, Abdulraouf Hassan Beitelmal, after storming into his home, authorities say
ICRC confirms death of staffer fatally injured in Wednesday's IED explosion in Mogadishu
Taiwan president to visit old African ally amid China pressure
Egypt's Sisi reelected president with more than 90% of vote, according to state media
Kenya opposition politician says was dragged, assaulted in forced deportation
Preliminary results show Egypt's President Sisi leading presidential race with 21.5 million votes, a state newspaper leads
'High-ranking' al Qaeda militant killed in weekend strike in Libya: Pentagon
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Huge flames seen as bomb fitted into vehicle went off in the heart of Mogadishu
Noordin Mohamed Haji has been sworn in as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) at a ceremony in the presence of President @UKenyatta
Judge Paul Kihara Kariuki, in the presence of President @UKenyatta, has been sworn in as independent Kenya's seventh Attorney-General
Kenya police keep opposition politician in custody in defiance of court order
A Kenyan politician, who attended a mock presidential inauguration of an opposition leader, says he is being detained by police in a toilet at Nairobi's airport after refusing an attempt to deport him
Somalia's ambassador to the UN says UAE's actions in Somaliland "violate international law".
UN council strengthens role of DR Congo peace mission in elections
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Zimbabwe teachers take to the streets to demand better salaries.
Somali troops killed two Al-Shabab fighters in El-Dhun village near Gofgudud-Burey Monday; troops launched the operation after receiving reports the militants were collecting extortion money from locals who use a water well, one soldier died in the firefight, military source
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa will pay a state visit to China from April 2 to 6, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping
Kenyan police detain opposition politician at airport in scuffle: lawyer
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Libya - The LNA's 519th Infantry Brigade conducted patrols on the desert road linking Ajdabya to the south of the 200th gate.
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Libya - On Sunday and Monday, a company of the LNA's 116th Infantry Brigade carried out reconnaissance patrols in coordination with the LNA Air Force in an area between Tamanhint, Sebha and Al-Abyad.
The refugee agency said on Monday that it has repatriated some 78,088 Somali refugees from Kenya as at Feb. 28 since the voluntary return exercise begun in December 2014. Somalia
Heavy fighting between Alshabaab and government troops reported in Afgoye town near Mogadishu. Somalia
At least two have died while three others injured in twin landmine explosions in Mogadishu.
Two separate IED explosions reported in Mogadishu on Monday. First explosion targeted a vehicle in Odweyne area killing two people; second explosion which also hit another vehicle occurred at 21-October road, details of casualties not yet known: witnesses
Polls open in Egypt's election with a win for the incumbent, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, a foregone conclusion
A mass grave was discovered this afternoon in the village of Dogo (Mopti) by the inhabitants. The mass grave contained 6 bodies of which 4 were identified. They are: Mobo Adou and his son Sekou Adou, Bakaye Sala, and Alhouseini Dicko. The FAmas had arrested them on Thursday, March 22