Libya's UN-backed government has withdrawn from peace talks after the capital was hit by rocket fire.
Tripoli rocket attacks halt peace talks
The Tory party appears to be bitterly divided over the way the so-called Sabisky scandal has been handled by the government.
Sabisky scandal exposes bitter divisions within the Tory party
At least 24 people were killed after unidentified gunmen attacked a church in northern Burkina Faso, officials said on Monday.
Dozens killed in church attack in Burkina Faso
Violations of an arms embargo in Libya have become a joke and it is imperative that those who breach it are held to account, a senior UN official said on Sunday.
Libya arms embargo a 'joke', says UN official
An armed gang on motorbikes killed at least 30 people in attacks on two villages in the northwestern Nigerian state of Katsina, police said on Saturday.
Armed gang kills at least 30 in northwest Nigeria, police say
South Sudan rebels rejected on Sunday a government peace offer to return to a system of 10 states, dashing hopes of ending a six-year war that has left 380,000 dead.
South Sudan rebels reject president's peace compromise
Libya will face a financial crisis and a budget deficit in 2020 because of a blockade of oil terminals and oil fields by groups loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar, the head of Libya's internationally recognized government said.
Libya faces financial crisis due to oil blockade: PM
South Africa's announcement that it will open up electricity generation to other players, effectively breaking Eskom's monopoly, has been welcomed by many, especially the mining industry, a key sector in Africa's most industrialized economy.
Miners welcome South Africa's plans to open up power generation
South Sudan's president said on Saturday he would return to a system of 10 states, a key opposition demand, paving the way for a unity government and an end to the country's civil war.
South Sudan president offers key compromise for peace
Almost 8,000 people have fled into Nigeria from Cameroon in the past two weeks to escape clashes between the security forces and armed separatists, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.
More Cameroonians enter Nigeria to flee violence: UN

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