South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, meeting arch-rival Riek Machar in Khartoum despite failed meeting in Addis Ababa last week
Merkel still seeking European solution on migration: spokesman
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari calls for calm after 86 people are killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in the restive central state of Plateau
Somali military say they've killed 7 Al-Shabab militants including a foreign fighter from Tanzania in an operation that led to seizure of the key Arare bridge N of Kismayo: Arare bridge is a strategic bridge ove Jubba river that is several miles away from Al-Shabab town of Jamame
U.S. to send FBI experts to investigate Ethiopia bomb blast
Five dead after gunmen opened fire on a minibus northeast of Mogadishu, Monday
Over 13,000 migrants are abandoned in the Sahara Desert by Algeria, forced to walk for hours or days. Many are never seen again.
Italy's interior minister says to visit Libya Monday amid migrant crisis
Libyan coastguard picks up almost 1,000 migrants in one day
Italy's Conte 'decidedly satisfied' with Brussels migrant meeting
Police search for motive after 49 hurt in Zimbabwe election blast
Ethiopia continues reshuffling of the Chiefs of national security apparatus
Somalia: ISIS claims killing a Somali policeman in Mogadishu
'Nothing' will stop Zimbabwe's July election: Vice-President Chiwenga
"It's obvious the situation is extremely precarious," says Maltese PM Joseph Muscat, who's been blasted by Italy for refusing to let ships land. "I don't think building a wall even on the high seas is a solution," he says, adding that Malta will be presenting ideas
Luxembourg PM @Xavier_Bettel on managing migration: "we see every country trying to find their own solution - this is really not the Europe I want. We need to find common solutions." He notes UNHCR offers "hotspot" help and wants EU to explore such options
French President @EmmanuelMacron calls today's mini-EUCO an "important moment" to help resolve the political crisis. He insists Europe must must stop illegal smuggling but not lose respect for human rights in finding a "European solution."
Denmark's PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen says his country is seeing the lowest number of "spontaneous asylum-seekers" in 9 years, crediting both domestic measures and those taken by EU, eg the "Turkey deal". So if numbers are lower than ever, why are disputes so bitter right now?
Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday's blast at president's rally
A second person has died after Saturday's blast at a massive rally in Ethiopia's capital
Police investigating "well orchestrated attack" - Ethiopia PM
Tunisia: Shepherd who was tortured and had his nose cut off by presumed KUBN militants in the area of Krayriya (Jebel Chaambi), Kasserine succumbed to his wounds
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 38km SE of Pamandzi, Mayotte
Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"
Eight reported injured in presidential "assassination attempt."
Zimbabwe President @edmnangagwa says "we will not allow this cowardly to get in our way as we move towards elections."
Explosion was "a few inches away from me, but it is not my time," says @edmnangagwa
Somaliland govt condemns the attack in Addis Ababa and described as 'Act of terror'. MFA stated that Somaliland 'stands with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and its people'
State-owned media is reporting Zimbabwe's vice-president Kembo Mohadi was injured in the explosion at the president's rally in Bulawayo and is calling it an "assassination attempt"
France favors financial sanctions for EU states refusing asylum migrants