Zimbabwe authorities arrest opposition leader Tendai Biti

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16 August 2018
A landmine blast has killed at least five Kenyan soldiers and wounded six others in Lamu region, The Standard newspaper reports on its website.
Haftar's spokesman appeals to Russia for intervention in Libya's crisis
Zimbabwe authorities arrest opposition leader Tendai Biti
Zimbabwe opposition confirms court challenge to election results
Eastern LANA reports protests against Amb Perrone in Sabratha.
Nigeria security forces block the entrance of the parliament for unknown reasons: Reuters
Ivory coast leader Ouattara announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo, wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo
Djiboutian plane started to evacuates its citizens from Diridawa in eastern Ethiopia -Somali region after killing of several Djibouti nationals by Oromo mobs for being Somalis.
A car exploded at the beginning of the October bridge in Dakki, Cairo
South Sudan government and rebels reach peace deal1 week ago
South Sudan government and rebels reach peace deal
Canadian foreign ministry and Canadian embassy urged the Saudi authorities to "immediately release" civil rights activists. Saudis suspending new trade and investment with Canada, and are expelling Canadian ambassador while recalling their own.
Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Mogadishu; reports of casualties - local radio
1 week ago
Nearly 30 people died as a result of yesterday's violence in Jigjiga, capital of the Somali region of Ethiopia, regional officials tell @voasomali. Situation in the city is calm today but there has been no reported breakthrough in averting further disturbances.
1 week ago
Ethiopia: It's just before 10am Jigjiga time, reports say the city is largely quiet; Internet connection is down but phones are working.
1 week ago
Stand-off continues b/w Federal Ethiopian forces and the regional Liyu Police Forces. Regional forces have been conducting heavy patrols in/around HQs of the regional leader in Jigjiga. Situation is reportedly calm tonight but what will happen in the morning is anyone's guess.
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Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet Destroys Boko Haram Terrorists Hideout At Daban Masara
Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet Destroys Boko Haram Terrorists Hideout At Daban Masara
1 week ago
The Open Arms ship that rescued 87 people in the Mediterranean on Thursday still has no destination port
Somali-Ethiopian leaders who have been meeting in Dire Dawa in past two days have urged residents in Jigjiga to stay calm, avoid violence and not to attack other ethnic communities. The leaders who are opponents of the regional president say they are en route to Jigjiga
Smoke bellowing from some parts of Jigjiga market, residents report attacks on some businesses and buildings belonging to some community members. It's not clear who is in charge of the city's Security at this time.1 week ago
Smoke bellowing from some parts of Jigjiga market, residents report attacks on some businesses and buildings belonging to some community members. It's not clear who is in charge of the city's Security at this time.
Angry protesters set church on fire in Jigjia,capital city of Somali region, the church is the one in the city. Image shows a black smoke rising above the scene. Somalia1 week ago
Angry protesters set church on fire in Jigjia,capital city of Somali region, the church is the one in the city. Image shows a black smoke rising above the scene. Somalia
Federal Ethiopian troops entered Jigjiga after reports emerged that members of the Somali regional parliament were planning on Saturday to invoke article 39 of the Ethiopian constitution which allows self-determination including secession.1 week ago
Federal Ethiopian troops entered Jigjiga after reports emerged that members of the Somali regional parliament were planning on Saturday to invoke article 39 of the Ethiopian constitution which allows self-determination including secession.
Jigjiga is looking a lot like a war zone. According to sources close to gobena, tension in the region have risen since the regional President, unofficially, started talking about seceding the region. Ethiopia1 week ago
Jigjiga is looking a lot like a war zone. According to sources close to gobena, tension in the region have risen since the regional President, unofficially, started talking about seceding the region. Ethiopia
Speaking live on Facebook, Speaker of the Somali regional parliament Mohamed Rashid Isaq confirms deployment of ENDF troops in Jigjiga, says they don't know the reason. The whereabouts of regional president Abdi Mohamoud Omar is unknown, officials say.1 week ago
Speaking live on Facebook, Speaker of the Somali regional parliament Mohamed Rashid Isaq confirms deployment of ENDF troops in Jigjiga, says they don't know the reason. The whereabouts of regional president Abdi Mohamoud Omar is unknown, officials say.
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Federal Ethiopian forces have been "seized" me installations in Jigjiga following a dispute between the Somali regional president Abdi Mohamoud Omar and Federal Govt of Ethiopia, residents. Regional officials who spoke Facebook called the move by the army as "coup".
Congo to use Ebola vaccine as early as next week: health minister
Zimbabwe election result 'fraudulent, illegal, illegitimate': opposition chief
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has accused Zanu-PF of vote-rigging in the Zimbabwean presidential election
We will not accept this result. The people voted, they cheated says @nelsonchamisa
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says it is a "day of mourning" for democracy in Zimbabwe and he will challenge the presidential election result
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa says the result of Zimbabwe's presidential election is "fraudulent, illegal and illegitimate" and called it a coup against the will of the Zimbabwean people
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