The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) says the government in Abuja plans to keep the movement's leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife Zeenah in detention until they die.
IMN says Nigeria will keep Zakzaky detained until he dies
Egypt's military said Sunday 16 Daesh members, an officer and a soldier were killed in the past four days during a major military operation against the terror group in Sinai.
Egypt: 16 Daesh members killed in Sinai operation
An Egyptian court sentenced 10 people to death on Saturday after they were convicted of forming a terrorist group and planning attacks on police and security forces, judicial sources said.
Egyptian court sentences 10 to death for planning attacks
More than two million children suffer from severe malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They are at risk of dying if they do not get the needed assistance. That is what the United Nations has warned.
2 million children face starvation in DR Congo: UN
The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, met the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, in public for the first time since last year’s disputed elections, with the pair promising to heal the country’s divisions.
Kenyan president, opposition leader meet in bid to heal divisions
Britain will build a new wing at Kirikiri Prison in the Nigerian city of Lagos so that it can transfer Nigerian prisoners there, the government in London has announced.
UK to build prison wing in Lagos to transfer Nigerian prisoners
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says 21 refugees are unaccounted for and probably drowned as a wooden boat set sail from Libya towards Italy and had to be rescued.
23 missing refugees likely dead off Libyan coast: IOM
Ethiopia's ruling coalition is expected to meet this week to choose a new prime minister, most likely from the populous Oromo ethnic group to try and dampen the discontent behind recent anti-government demonstrations.
Ethiopia ruling coalition to nominate new prime minister
Seven people died in a raid by suspected Ugandan extremist rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest in a string of deadly cross-border attacks, officials said Sunday.
7 dead in east DR Congo raid blamed on Ugandan rebels
Burkina Faso began investigations into the simultaneous attacks on the French Embassy and army headquarters in the capital by an Al-Qaeda-linked group on Friday. Four French military experts are expected later Sunday in Ouagadougou.
Burkina Faso investigates simultaneous attacks

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