Nigeria’s Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky has headed for India to receive treatment as his health condition is deteriorating after spending four years in detention along with his wife, who was also injured during a crackdown by Nigerian authorities in 2015.
Nigeria’s Sheikh Zakzaky, wife head for India to receive medical care
Eight people, including three soldiers, were killed in attacks on an army base and village in northeast Nigeria ahead of Monday's Eid al-Adha festival, military sources said.
Militants attack Nigeria army base, village, 8 killed
A car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has left two UN staff dead and several others wounded.
Car bomb kills 2 UN staff in Libya’s Benghazi
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa won a court case against the anti-corruption watchdog on Thursday over a matter concerning ally Pravin Gordhan, ahead of a fresh battle over findings against the president himself.
South Africa's Ramaphosa wins court case against anti-graft watchdog
Three civilians have been killed and eight others wounded when two female bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of people in northeastern Nigeria.
Twin bombings kill three in northeast Nigeria
Malaria has killed more than 1,800 people in Burundi this year, the United Nations (UN)’s humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivaling a deadly Ebola outbreak in the neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Malaria has killed 1,800 people in Burundi so far in 2019: UN
A Nigerian court has granted bail to Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky so that he can fly to India for medical care, his lawyer says.
Nigeria’s prominent cleric Zakzaky granted bail after mass protests
Sudan’s military rulers and the main opposition coalition initialed a constitutional declaration on Sunday, paving the way to the formation of a transitional government following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir.
Sudan factions initial pact ushering in transitional government
Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on Saturday, paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule.
Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration
Malawi’s highest court has imposed a ban on plastic bags, a huge milestone for the government and environmental charities who beat off challenges from some of the country’s big manufacturers.
Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags as campaigners hail 'fantastic victory'

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