Prisoners disarmed guards and seized control of part of a detention center in South Sudan's capital Juba early on Sunday, the state security service said, and a detainee said the inmates taking the action were political prisoners seeking freedom.
Prisoners take control of part of South Sudan detention center
At least 320 people were reportedly injured when two trains crashed on a railway connecting Johannesburg and Pretoria, Thursday.
South Africa: At least 320 injured in train collision
A collision between two Sudanese army planes on the runway at Khartoum airport on Wednesday injured eight people, officials said.
Collision between Sudan army planes injures 8
The UN envoy to Libya told AFP that it will be difficult to hold elections as hoped on December 10, following a new wave of fighting in the North African nation.
UN envoy says hard to hold Libya elections in December
A rare antelope has been caught film in Uganda for the first time after not having previously thought to inhabit the country.
Elusive lowland bongo caught on camera in Uganda
Sixteen people, including 12 civilians, were killed in a rebel attack on Beni in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east, witnesses told AFP on Sunday.
Dozen civilians killed in DR Congo rebel attack
Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday, signalling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election.
Zimbabwe opposition lawmakers walk out of President Mnangagwa address
Nigeria has declared a national disaster after severe flooding left about 100 people dead across 10 states, the country’s main relief agency said on Tuesday.
100 killed in severe flooding across 10 states in Nigeria
A top chief who led a coalition of armed militia groups has surrendered in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with hundreds of youth fighters, according to local authorities.
Top militia chief surrenders in DR Congo’s Kasai region
Hundreds of Burundians took part in government organized protests on Saturday against a UN report that blamed President Pierre Nkurunziza for fueling hatred and violence.
Hundreds of Burundians hold anti-UN protests

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