Political commentator Seyed Abdullah Hoseini says the circumstances surrounding the detention of Sheikh Zakzaky indicate Nigerian authorities have no intention to release the Muslim cleric.
Nigeria has no intention to release top cleric, says commentator
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
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
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
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'
A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday.
Man set to be first African astronaut dies in bike crash
Sudan's top general said the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week.
Sudan's military council to be dissolved in transition deal

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