Listeriosis in South Africa has killed 172 people since the start of last year, officials say, as the country struggles to contain the world's largest reported outbreak of the disease.
Listeriosis outbreak kills 172 in South Africa
At least seven people have been killed in Chad and Cameroon by militants of the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group, which is based in neighboring Nigeria.
7 killed in Boko Haram attacks in Cameroon, Chad
At least 17 people have been killed and several others injured in Mozambique's capital when a 15-meter pile of garbage collapsed due to heavy rain and buried seven houses, officials say.
17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique's capital
Haiti’s president said on Friday that sexual misconduct by staff of British charity Oxfam was only the tip of an “iceberg” and called for investigations into Doctors Without Borders and other aid organizations which came to the country after its 2010 earthquake.
Haiti president: Oxfam sex scandal ‘tip of the iceberg’
South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, will have a daunting in-tray, including a formidable economic agenda to tackle. Growth under Jacob Zuma's leadership has been weak and unemployment is painfully high.
South Africa: The economic challenge
The United Nations says it registered 18 alleged cases of sexual abuse and exploitation by its peacekeepers and civilian personnel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last year.
UN peacekeepers face new sex abuse claims in DR Congo
South Africa's ruling party moved to replace the defiant President Jacob Zuma as early as Thursday while police raided his business associates at the center of corruption scandals that have infuriated the country. Zuma, breaking his silence, told the state broadcaster that his treatment was "unfair."
South Africa’s ruling party could replace Zuma Thursday
Supporters of the Islamic Movement (IMN) in Nigeria have staged yet another peaceful protest, demanding justice for a slain Muslim cleric and their leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, Press TV reports.
Nigeria's Islamic Movement holds rally to demand justice for slain members
About 200,000 people have been displaced in ethnic clashes since mid-December in the northeastern Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a humanitarian source told AFP Tuesday.
DR Congo ethnic clashes leave 200,000 displaced
Egyptian presidential elections expected to be dominated by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi next month will be "neither free nor fair", more than a dozen human rights groups said Tuesday.
Rights groups: Egypt presidential poll not 'free or fair'

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