Some workers at Libya’s El Feel oil field have been evacuated after guards withdrew in protest over pay, a local source from the town of Murzuq said on Wednesday.
Libya El Feel oil workers evacuated in guards' pay protest: source
Two French soldiers have been killed and another hurt when their armored vehicle struck a mine in Mali, the French presidency says.
Mine blast kills 2 French troopers in Mali
At least 17 people have been killed and several others injured in Mozambique's capital when a 15-meter pile of garbage collapsed due to heavy rain and buried seven houses, officials say.
17 killed in garbage dump collapse in Mozambique's capital
Haiti’s president said on Friday that sexual misconduct by staff of British charity Oxfam was only the tip of an “iceberg” and called for investigations into Doctors Without Borders and other aid organizations which came to the country after its 2010 earthquake.
Haiti president: Oxfam sex scandal ‘tip of the iceberg’
Some 19 people have been killed and dozens more wounded when three bombers blew themselves up in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, the hardest hit by Daesh-inspired Boko Haram militancy.
Blasts claim 19 lives in Nigeria’s Borno State in attack blamed on Boko Haram
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency, a day after the country's prime minister abruptly resigned.
Ethiopia declares state of emergency after PM quits
South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, will have a daunting in-tray, including a formidable economic agenda to tackle. Growth under Jacob Zuma's leadership has been weak and unemployment is painfully high.
South Africa: The economic challenge
The United Nations says it registered 18 alleged cases of sexual abuse and exploitation by its peacekeepers and civilian personnel in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last year.
UN peacekeepers face new sex abuse claims in DR Congo
South Africa's new President Cyril Ramaphosa is preparing to give his first state of the nation address to a country with high expectations as he vows to curb corruption that flourished under his predecessor.
South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address nation
Egyptian forces have arrested a former presidential candidate who has called for a boycott of the upcoming presidential elections as Cairo speeds up its repression campaign against those challenging President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s reelection bid.
Egypt detains opposition figure Abol Fotouh ahead of presidential election

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