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
Rail, bus and air traffic stopped in Tunisia on Thursday after the powerful UGTT union staged a one-day nationwide strike to protest against the government’s refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants.
Tunisia's largest union starts nationwide strike over pay
Sixty-eight Zimbabweans have been treated after sustaining gunshot wounds, 17 of whom underwent emergency surgery, after violent protests this week over a steep rise in the price of fuel, a doctors’ group said on Thursday.
Zimbabwe doctors' group says 68 treated for gunshot wounds after protests
Credible reports suggest that at least 890 people were killed in ethnic violence in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo in mid-December, the United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday.
Nearly 900 killed in Congo in mid-December: UN
Kenyan security forces killed the terrorists who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 14 lives and forcing hundreds of others to make terrifying escapes, the government said on Wednesday.
Kenyan forces kill hotel assailants
An explosion and gunfire have been reported in the Kenyan capital, leaving at least one person dead, with al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militants claiming responsibility for the attack.
Explosion, gunshots rock Kenyan capital, one killed
Soldiers patrolled Zimbabwe city streets on Tuesday and confrontations with angry civilians threatened to boil over, as the government offered public workers more money a day after protests over a disintegrating economy turned deadly.
Soldiers patrol Zimbabwe streets after deadly protests
South Africa has won an extraordinary victory in space science, with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) being selected by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to become the designated regional provider of space weather information to the entire aviation sector using African airspace.
Space Science capabilities earn South Africa global recognition
Sudanese police have fired tear gas at crowds of anti-government protesters in the capital Khartoum and the western region of Darfur during nationwide demonstrations against the 30-year rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum, Darfur
An overturned oil tanker exploded in Nigeria while dozens of people were scooping up the leaking fuel and many were killed, police and witnesses said Saturday.
Dozens feared dead in Nigeria as leaking oil tanker explodes

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