UNICEF says gunmen have attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of the United Nations Children's Fund in South Sudan, killing one person.
Humanitarian convoy attacked in South Sudan, driver killed: UNICEF
Zimbabwe's military vowed on Wednesday to stay neutral in upcoming elections, dismissing suggestions it would deploy service personnel to influence national polls scheduled for July 30.
Zimbabwe Army vows neutrality in election
The United Nations refugee agency says a total of more than 1,000 refugees have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year.
Refugee deaths in Mediterranean surpass 1,000 this year, says UN refugee agency
South Sudan government troops violated the country's latest cease-fire just hours after it began at midnight, the armed opposition claimed Saturday, while a government spokesman accused the rebels of attacking instead.
South Sudan's latest cease-fire violated within hours
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised Africa’s internationally-acknowledged progress in recent years, saying the African Union’s logical stances on the world and regional developments reveals its rich political understanding.
Zarif praises Africa’s progress
South Sudan's warring parties on Wednesday agreed to a permanent cease-fire to take effect in 72 hours, as long-suffering citizens wondered whether this latest attempt at peace would fall apart as well.
South Sudan's warring sides agree to permanent cease-fire
The UN-backed government in Libya has warned that any attempt by a rival administration in the east to export oil independently will be thwarted.
Libya's Government of National Accord says there is only one legitimate oil company
Eighty six people have been killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in restive central Nigeria, police said.
86 killed in central Nigeria as farmers, herders clash
Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: A malaria test that would not need blood samples or specialized laboratory technicians.
Non-invasive malaria test wins Africa engineering prize
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi condemned a terrorist attack on a rally of supporters of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa.
Iran condemns terrorist attack in Ethiopia

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