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
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long terrorism.
Nigeria's Buhari starts a second term packed with challenges
Hundreds of travelers remained stranded in the Sudanese capital Wednesday as bus terminal staff stopped work for a second day in support of protesters demanding the ruling generals step down.
Travelers stranded as Sudan strike enters second day
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
A planned $10 billion port project in Tanzania backed by China has hit an impasse, with the two sides disagreeing on terms of the infrastructure investment, a senior Tanzanian port official said on Wednesday.
Tanzania's China-backed $10 billion port plan stalls over terms: official
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
At least six people, including a former Somali foreign minister, have been killed as a car bomb exploded near the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu.
Ex-minister among six killed in car bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

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