Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday, signalling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election.
Zimbabwe opposition lawmakers walk out of President Mnangagwa address
Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country’s main relief agency said on Tuesday.
100 killed in severe flooding across 10 states in Nigeria
A top chief who led a coalition of armed militia groups has surrendered in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with hundreds of youth fighters, according to local authorities.
Top militia chief surrenders in DR Congo’s Kasai region
Hundreds of Burundians took part in government organized protests on Saturday against a UN report that blamed President Pierre Nkurunziza for fueling hatred and violence.
Hundreds of Burundians hold anti-UN protests
The Tunisian ruling party Nidaa Tounes has suspended the membership of the country’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed over his spat with the Tunisian president’s son.
Tunisia PM’s membership in ruling party suspended for spat with president’s son
Ghana First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo called on the Health Service and the Ministry of Health to take urgent steps to prioritize breastfeeding as one of the major public health interventions in the country.
Prioritize breastfeeding as a public health intervention: Ghana first lady
France has admitted that it instigated a "system" that led to torture during Algeria's independence war in the 1950s and 1960s as it comes to grips with its long-suppressed legacy of colonial crimes.
Macron admits systematic use of torture in Algeria war
Zimbabwe's police on Wednesday issued a ban on all public gatherings to control the spread of cholera, which has killed 21 people in the capital Harare.
Zimbabwe bans gatherings amid cholera outbreak
Ethiopians and Eritreans have been celebrating the reopening of two key crossing points more than 20 years after a border war shut them.
Ethiopia-Eritrea border reopens after 20 years
President John Magufuli has urged Tanzanian women to "give up contraceptive methods," insisting his country needs more people, local media reports.
Tanzanian president seeks end to birth control

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