Tanzania’s economic growth slowed to 6.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019 from 7.5 percent in the same period a year earlier, official data showed on Sunday, weighed down by softer construction, agriculture and manufacturing activity.
Tanzania's economic growth slows in first quarter as construction softens
Nigerian security forces have killed at least 20 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) during protests calling for the release of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the movement’s leader, this week.
Nigerian troops kill 20 supporters of Sheikh Zakzaky
Nigerian security forces have killed at least 20 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) this week during protests calling for the release of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the movement’s leader, IMN spokesmen said.
IMN: 20 Sheikh Zakzaky supporters killed by Nigerian forces this week
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed their condolences to Tunisia’s government and people on the passing away of their President Beji Caid Essebsi.
Iran extends condolences to Tunisia over president’s death
Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country's transition to democracy after a 2011 revolution, has died.
Tunisia's president Beji Caid Essebsi dies aged 92
Supporters of senior Nigerian cleric Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky say they have obtained information that four of his followers have died in government custody because of a lack of medical treatment of their gunshot wounds, raising further concerns about a government crackdown on the sheikh’s Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN).
‘Followers of Nigerian cleric Zakzaky die in custody due to lack of care’
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Dakar, Senegal, early on Thursday in the context of intensive diplomatic campaign against the US economic terrorism against Iran.
Zarif in Dakar for talks with top Senegalese officials
The mayor of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu and several other officials have been wounded in an explosion that hit local government headquarters.
Explosion rocks Somali capital, injures Mogadishu mayor
A special court investigating human rights abuses in Central African Republic (CAR) must intensify its work to deliver justice on war crimes and violations, Human Rights Watch said.
Rights group: Central African court probing war abuses needs more help
Nigerian soldiers have reportedly opened fire on Muslim marchers demanding the release of senior cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, who has been in government custody since 2015.
Nigeria soldiers attack Zakzaky supporters: Witnesses

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