Sudan's ruling military council and the pro-democracy movement signed a document on Wednesday that outlines a power-sharing deal, but the two sides are still at work on a more contentious constitutional agreement that would specify the division of powers.
Sudanese military, protesters sign power-sharing deal
Armed pirates have attacked a Turkish cargo vessel off the coast of Nigeria, taking nearly a dozen sailors, all Turkish nationals, hostage for ransom.
10 Turkish sailors kidnapped in pirate attack off Nigeria
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Monday dismissed multiple graft allegations against him, telling a judicial inquiry he was the victim of conspiracies and years of "character assassination".
South Africa's Zuma shrugs off graft allegations at inquiry
Zimbabwe has gone from deflation to triple-digit inflation in less than three years.
Zimbabwe has gone from falling prices to three-digit inflation in 30 months
The death toll from the attack on a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu has risen to 26, with Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians among the dead, Jubbaland region's president said on Saturday.
Americans among dead as hotel attacked in Somalia
At least 26 people, including several foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab terrorists on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said Saturday.
Over two dozen killed in Somalia hotel siege
The South African Reserve Bank is likely to cut interest rates by a quarter of a percent next week as a slowdown in the economy during the first three months of the year could turn worse if left unchecked, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
South Africa's Reserve Bank expected to cut rates on July 18
Nigerian people have once again taken to the streets of the capital, Abuja, to demand the immediate release of ailing Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, a day after security forces killed two of his supporters.
Nigerians stage protest to demand release of Zakzaky
At least 24 people, including two pregnant women and their unborn children, were killed in a three-day spasm of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea's lawless highlands, prompting the prime minister on Wednesday to promise swift justice.
At least 24 killed in Papua New Guinea tribal massacres
Residents of Kuils River in Western Cape, who insist that nearby steel company has been polluting their air, have taken their complaints to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).
S. African residents take steel company to SAHRC for 'polluting our air'

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