Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has announced plans to submit a draft bill to parliament equalizing inheritance rights between men and women.
Tunisia plans to equalize inheritance rights
President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabweans should now unite to rebuild the economy and put behind them the election period that saw six people being killed after the army stepped in to quell post-election protests this month.
Mnangagwa urges Zimbabweans to unite after post-election unrest
The head of a polling station was killed by suspected extremists on Sunday as Malians voted in a presidential runoff, according to a local official and security sources.
Head of polling station killed in Mali presidential runoff
A court in Egypt has sentenced the chairman of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other senior leaders of the movement to life in prison over charges of alleged incitement to murder and violence during protest rallies five years ago.
Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison
A blockade of Nigeria's parliament on Tuesday by security forces that prevented lawmakers from entering for up to an hour was done without the presidency's knowledge, said the acting president who sacked the head of the security agency.
Nigeria's acting president slams parliamentary blockade
At least five people have been killed and a village razed in an attack by Boko Haram extremists in the northern Nigerian Borno state.
Boko Haram attack leaves 5 dead in Nigerian village
Eritrea's national airline has made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, the latest step in a surprise peace process between the former foes that began just two months ago.
Eritrean airline makes first flight to Ethiopia in 20 years
Zimbabwe's opposition accused the election commission on Tuesday of deliberately delaying results of this week's vote to favor the ruling party, reporting irregularities in the first poll since the removal of Robert Mugabe in a November coup.
Zimbabwe opposition angry with delay of poll results
Forty civil rights campaigners were held overnight after they staged a protest in DR Congo over sexual violence in the country's conflict-torn central region, activists said Tuesday.
DR Congo nabs 40 for protesting sexual violence
Egypt has condemned as racist a law recently adopted by Israeli parliament that declares the occupying entity “the nation-state of the Jewish people,” warning that the legislation undermines peace efforts in the region.
Israeli 'nation-state' bill promotes racial segregation: Egypt

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