The United Nations Security Council is expected to hold a closed-door meeting to address rampant violence in Sudan that recently took a hugely deadly turn in the country’s capital.
UN Security Council to meet on Sudan violence
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of excessive force by Sudan's security forces against protesters and urged an independent investigation into killings resulting from the violence.
UN censures excessive force against Sudan protesters
Members of the Takfiri Boko Haram terrorist group have carried out multiple attacks on military bases in northeast Nigeria, seizing three of them and stealing weapons.
Boko Haram launches multiple attacks on military bases in Nigeria, steals arms
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in for a second term in office on Wednesday, vowing once more to tackle crippling security threats and root out corruption in Africa's key economy.
Nigeria President Buhari sworn in for 2nd term
Nigerian soldiers on Wednesday repelled an attack by Boko Haram terrorists on the northeast city of Maiduguri, security sources said.
Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack on northeast city
Sudanese people have launched a two-day nationwide strike to step up pressure on a ruling military council to transfer power to a civilian authority.
General strike starts in Sudan
President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo sent a message to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, inviting him to participate in the 5th Summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) to be held in the African country in November.
Equatorial Guinea invites Rouhani to 5th Gas Summit of GECF
Thousands of Sudanese workers began a national strike on Tuesday, leaving air and bus passengers stranded as protesters piled pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration.
Sudan protesters strike as deadlock with military persists
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has reportedly pledged to continue supporting Sudan’s military transition council if Khartoum agrees to keep its forces in Yemen.
Bin Salman agrees to support Sudan's military if it keeps forces in Yemen
At least 20 people have been killed by bandit gunmen in separate attacks in the restive region of Katsina in northwestern Nigeria, police say.
At least 20 people killed by bandits in northwest Nigeria

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