Cameroon's presidency announced Sunday that parliamentary elections will be held on February 9, in the latest sign that veteran ruler Paul Biya is seeking to end a long-running political crisis.
Cameroon schedules parliamentary elections for Feb. 9
Survivors of a deadly ambush on a convoy of mine workers in eastern Burkina Faso, say “so many” people are dead, while regional authorities initially put the death toll at 40.
'So many dead' in attack on mine workers in Burkina Faso: Survivors
Stung by the country’s spiraling inflation, Zimbabwe’s government workers took to the streets this week for the first ever police-sectioned march demanding improved wages.
Zimbabwe’s inflation makes it hard to keep track of cost of living
Jordan, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates have regularly violated the UN arms embargo imposed on Libya since 2011, according to a confidential report by UN experts seen Thursday by AFP.
UN report finds Jordan, Turkey and UAE violated Libya arms embargo
Distraught families urged authorities to let them view the bodies of victims of an ambush near a gold mine in Burkina Faso, as dozens of workers who could have been caught in the attack remained unaccounted for on Friday.
People look for missing folks after deadly Burkina Faso mine ambush
Musa Mahmud has finally been discharged after spending four years seeking medical treatment for injuries sustained during the December 2015 Zaria Massacre.
Victim of Zaria massacre still waits for justice
Nigerian firefighters were trying to extinguish a major fire at the Balogun market in central Lagos on Tuesday.
Fire breaks out in business district of Lagos, Nigeria
Egyptian security forces have killed 83 suspected Takfiri terrorists and arrested dozens of criminals in the restive North Sinai region during the past month, the army says.
Egyptian security forces kill 83 militants in North Sinai since late September: Military
Five candidates will run in Algeria’s presidential election next month, including two former prime ministers, the head of the election authority said on Saturday, amid mass protests rejecting the vote.
5 candidates to run in Algeria presidential election next month
The Congolese medical authorities say they have received the first shipment of a new Ebola vaccine as the central African country battles its second deadliest outbreak of the virus this decade.
First shipment of new Ebola vaccine arrives in DR Congo

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