Tanzania declares three days of mourning
French military operations have started in the Central African Republic “to keep the streets safe” after a spasm of violence.
An American teacher working in Benghazi was shot dead as the Libyan government struggled to contain pro-Gaddafi militants.
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Sudan’s southern Darfur region has been rocked by clashes between rival Arab tribal militias using rockets and machine-guns.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is set to sign a peace accord with the defeated M23 rebels today.
Swaziland’s king put his eldest daughter, family members, political loyalists and traditionalists into top government positions this week.
Foreign donors threatened to withhold aid to Malawi over widespread corruption.
A court in Zimbabwe found an opposition official guilty of fraud and breaching electoral laws after he reported finding dumped ballot papers during the recent election.
The diplomatic ruckus between Morocco and Algeria over human rights in Western Sahara has revived the historic animosity between North Africa's arch rivals.
Over 300 Mozambican former police intelligence officers staged a protest outside President Armando Guebuza's office demanding their pensions be paid.
Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 guerrillas, including rebel chief Sultani Makenga, have surrendered en masse in Uganda.
Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebel chief Sultani Makenga was being held by Uganda's military, says a senior officer.
Dozens of government troops have been killed during a rebel ambush in Sudan's Darfur, a regional analyst said.
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