The head of a polling station was killed by suspected extremists on Sunday as Malians voted in a presidential runoff, according to a local official and security sources.
Head of polling station killed in Mali presidential runoff
A court in Egypt has sentenced the chairman of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and other senior leaders of the movement to life in prison over charges of alleged incitement to murder and violence during protest rallies five years ago.
Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison
A blockade of Nigeria's parliament on Tuesday by security forces that prevented lawmakers from entering for up to an hour was done without the presidency's knowledge, said the acting president who sacked the head of the security agency.
Nigeria's acting president slams parliamentary blockade
At least five people have been killed and a village razed in an attack by Boko Haram extremists in the northern Nigerian Borno state.
Boko Haram attack leaves 5 dead in Nigerian village
Eritrea's national airline has made its first commercial flight in two decades to Addis Ababa, the capital of neighboring Ethiopia, the latest step in a surprise peace process between the former foes that began just two months ago.
Eritrean airline makes first flight to Ethiopia in 20 years
Zimbabwe's opposition accused the election commission on Tuesday of deliberately delaying results of this week's vote to favor the ruling party, reporting irregularities in the first poll since the removal of Robert Mugabe in a November coup.
Zimbabwe opposition angry with delay of poll results
Forty civil rights campaigners were held overnight after they staged a protest in DR Congo over sexual violence in the country's conflict-torn central region, activists said Tuesday.
DR Congo nabs 40 for protesting sexual violence
Egypt has condemned as racist a law recently adopted by Israeli parliament that declares the occupying entity “the nation-state of the Jewish people,” warning that the legislation undermines peace efforts in the region.
Israeli 'nation-state' bill promotes racial segregation: Egypt
Human Rights Watch has denounced the latest prison sentence given to a prominent journalist in Morocco on a "dubious charge" connected to a northern protest movement.
Human Rights Watch censures Morocco for jailing journalist
Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria's border with Niger has left 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services said on Tuesday.
Flooding kills 49 in Nigeria, 20 others missing

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