Anti-government protests broke out in Egypt Friday, urging President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down.
Protests in Egypt call for Sisi ouster
Tunisia's ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland, his family lawyer said.
Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi Arabia
A huge fire at a Liberian Koranic school killed at least 26 pupils and two teachers on Wednesday when flames engulfed their dormitory, in one of the worst disasters of its kind for the West African nation.
26 students, two teachers killed in Liberia school fire
Arama Sire Camara, a fruit and vegetable seller in the province of Kindia, some 135 km from the Guinean capital of Conakry, feels safer trading well into the night thanks to the Rural Electrification Project, financed by $21 million investment by the African Development Bank.Arama Sire Camara, a fruit and vegetable seller in the province of Kindia, some 135 km from the Guinean capital of Conakry, feels safer trading well into the night thanks to the Rural Electrification Project, financed by $21 million investment by the African Development Bank.
AfDB plans for a self-sufficient, integrated continent
Eastern Libyan forces have conducted airstrikes against positions in the central city of Sirte held by the Government of National Accord (GNA), amid rising tensions in the North African country.
East Libyan forces carry out airstrikes on central Sirte city
Political outsider Kais Saied was leading Tunisia's elections with just over a quarter of votes counted, the electoral commission said Monday, in the country's second free presidential vote since 2011.
Outsider leads after divisive Tunisia presidential poll
Detained former DR Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been accused of embezzling $4.3 million of public funds raised to tackle the Ebola epidemic, his defense counsel said Sunday while insisting on his innocence.
DR Congo ex-minister accused of $4.3 million embezzlement
The leaders of West African countries have announced a one-billion-dollar plan to combat the growing threat of Takfiri terrorism and violence in the region.
West African leaders pledge $1 billion to counter Takfiri terrorism
Tunisians cast votes in an unpredictable presidential election on Sunday where there is no overwhelming frontrunner, with the young democracy’s economic ills dominating the agenda.
Tunisians vote in competitive presidential election
The sky turns from indigo to ebony as the tropical night falls, and the train patiently thrusts through the jungle towards its destination, still hundreds of kilometers (miles) away.
Gabon's sole train a lifeline for people, economy

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