President John Magufuli has urged Tanzanian women to "give up contraceptive methods," insisting his country needs more people, local media reports.
Tanzanian president seeks end to birth control
Egyptian security forces have killed at least 11 Takfiri militants in the Sinai Peninsula in an ongoing campaign to quash extremists in the restive region.
Egypt security forces kill nearly dozen militants in restive Sinai Peninsula
Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected terrorists in Sinai as they press a campaign against gunmen in the area, a security source said Monday.
Egypt security forces kill 11 suspected terrorists in Sinai
Mauritania's ruling party has drawn well into the lead in legislative, regional and local elections held earlier this month, the electoral commission said Sunday, in the West African country's last vote ahead of key presidential polls.
Mauritania ruling party pulls ahead in vote
Nineteen people were killed on Sunday when a small plane crashed into a lake in the center of South Sudan, while four survived, a regional official told AFP.
19 killed in South Sudan plane crash
Many people are feared dead after militants dressed in military uniforms carried out an attack on a town in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, residents and a vigilante say.
Many feared killed as Boko Haram militants raid town in northeast Nigeria
Angola's former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has handed his position as the leader of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (PMLA) party to incumbent President Joao Lourenco after more than four decades of political rule.
Angola's former president steps down as party chief after 4-decade rule
Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has called on the youth to be active contributors to the African Union reforms and leadership initiatives in their countries.
Rwandan PM challenges youth to seek active involvement in AU reforms
Madrid estimates that 10,000 minor refugees are on Spanish soil alone without their parents and has unblocked 40 million euros ($46.5 million) for regions willing to welcome them, the health ministry said Wednesday.
10,000 unaccompanied minor refugees in Spain
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for an end to violence in Libya in accordance with a UN-brokered cease-fire agreement.
UN chief condemns escalating violence in Libya

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