Four people have been killed and many hurt when police clashed with former rebels barricading the road into Bouake, Ivory Coast’s second biggest city, in the spillover from a corrosive army mutiny over pay.
Lawmakers in Kano state, northern Nigeria, have indefinitely suspended a probe into allegations of graft against one of the country’s most respected traditional rulers, ending proceedings that could have seen him removed from office.
In Morocco’s northern port city of Al-Hoceima, fishermen are clamouring for state support for a struggling sector which they say is under attack from dolphins.
Suspected oil rebels attacked a gas pipeline in Nigeria’s restive south, breaking a fragile truce between them and the government, an oil company spokesperson has said.
A Zimbabwean man has reportedly been dragged to court after he tried to rescue the country’s official bird, which he had found at his home unable to fly.
New American head of World Food Program has called the suffering in South Sudan’s famine “deplorable” as he visited the country and called on the government to allow aid groups safe access.
Germany is in negotiations with Namibia about the phrasing of the first official apology for General von Trotha’s extermination orders that led to the murder of around 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people between 1904 and 1908 in the German colony of then South West Africa.
Ethiopia has conducted doping tests on more than 350 athletes, the vast majority of them track and field competitors.
Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly rubbished claims by Deputy President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government had created more than 2.2 million jobs.
Three people were killed when police clashed with former rebels who had been blocking the road into Bouake, Ivory Coast’s second biggest city, to demand government compensation payments, an AFP reporter has said.