The United Nations has warned that an ongoing offensive against militants in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DCR) could displace some 370,000 people.
UN warns Congo’s anti-militant offensive could displace 370,000 people
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has accused US police of spying on thousands of social media posts of Muslims and African Americans in Boston.
US police spied on Muslims, African Americans: American Civil Liberties Union
The United Nations says over 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in war-ravaged South Sudan under a scheme to help reintegrate them into society.
UN says over 300 child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan
Nigeria's army on Wednesday said it would send troops into the country's volatile central states to quell violence between farmers and herders that has killed hundreds in recent weeks.
Nigeria army to dispatch troops to central states
Anti-Trump demonstrations in South Sudan's capital turned violent on Tuesday as people took to the streets to protest the US president's new ban on the supply of weapons to the army or rebels.
South Sudanese protest US ban on weapons
South Africa on Tuesday postponed its State of the Nation address, the keynote political event of the year, as the ruling ANC party grappled over a battle to unseat President Jacob Zuma.
South Africa postpones State of Nation address amid turmoil
At least four civilians have been killed in a suspected militant attack in northern Mali over the weekend, local officials said Sunday.
4 civilians killed in militant attack in Mali
Kenyan police on Saturday briefly detained another key government critic over his alleged involvement in the recent mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", the third such arrest within four days.
Kenyan opposition figure arrested amid crackdown
A political coalition including several high-profile Egyptians sharply criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi for a speech in which he warned off anyone seeking to challenge his rule, amid growing calls for a boycott of presidential elections.
Egypt opposition slams Sisi's warning to opponents
At least 900 miners who were trapped in a South African gold mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage have been safely evacuated.
Trapped miners in South Africa safely evacuated

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