Tanzania’s second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold $10 million worth of aid money, citing concerns over human rights abuses and “unacceptable homophobic comments” made by a government official.
Tanzania loses Denmark aid over rights concerns after World Bank scraps loan
The UN has sounded the alarm over fighting in eastern DR Congo, warning that violence, which is unfolding alongside an Ebola outbreak, could hamper next month's elections.
UN concerned about fighting in eastern DR Congo
Leaders of Libya’s rival governments have met one on one in the Italian city of Palermo, where they have been invited to attend a conference and discuss peace in the North African country.
Libyan rivals meet one on one in Italy’s Palermo
Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.
175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak
Hundreds of villagers fled their homes in Nigeria's northeast late on Saturday after an attack by militants from the Boko Haram group, militia officials and witnesses said.
Hundreds flee after Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria
Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak is the worst in the country’s recorded history with 319 confirmed and probable cases, the Health Ministry said.
Congo ministry says Ebola outbreak worst in nation’s history
Seventeen people have been killed in two car bomb attacks at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in the capital Mogadishu.
Car bombs rock Mogadishu, kill 17 people
Tanzania released two staff members of the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Thursday, a day after they were detained and their passports seized, the South African Foreign Ministry said.
Tanzania frees two members of CPJ journalists' advocacy group
A principal and one teacher are still being held by the armed men that took them, a priest conducting negotiations said.
All 78 child hostages released in Cameroon, two teachers held

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