Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari suspended the country’s most senior judge on Friday weeks ahead of a presidential election, in what his challenger called an act of dictatorship and the bar association called an “attempted coup”.
Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge, drawing opposition ire before election
Syria's "natural place" is within the Arab League, Tunisia's foreign minister said Saturday, ahead of the organization’s annual summit in Tunis in March.
Tunisia calls for Arab League to readmit Syria
Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks, the World Health Organization said.
Ebola spreads to high-risk area of Congo – WHO
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in on Thursday as Democratic Republic of Congo’s president, succeeding Joseph Kabila in the vast central African country’s first transfer of power through an election in 59 years of independence.
Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi sworn in as Congo president
Egypt’s economy is expected to grow 5.3 percent in the fiscal year that ends in June, according to forecasts economists polled by Reuters, the same view found in a survey three months ago.
Egypt's economy seen growing 5.3 percent in year ending in June: Reuters poll
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has canceled an official trip to Europe over unrest triggered by economic crisis in his home country, vowing to investigate misconduct by security forces following a brutal crackdown on nationwide protests.
Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa skips Davos forum over unrest, vows probe into crackdown
Outraged by the death of a protester who had been injured during an anti-government rally in Sudan last week, hundreds of people have poured out into the streets of the country's second-largest city Omdurman, witnesses say.
Rallies resume in Sudan after protester’s death
The UN's spokesman in Mali condemned the killing of at least eight UN peacekeepers in a "vile and criminal attack" on their base in the northeast early Sunday.
UN condemns ‘vile’ killing of 8 peacekeepers in Mali
More than a hundred asylum seekers headed to Europe are feared dead after their vessel sank off the coast of Libya.
117 refugees feared dead after dinghy sinks off Libyan coast
Sudanese police have fired tear gas at protesters marching towards the presidential palace in the capital during a demonstration against the 29-year rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudanese march on presidential palace as protests linger

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