1038 GMT February 19, 2019
1 dead, 80 hurt as rival activists clash ahead of DRC vote
At least one person has been killed and over 80 injured in weekend clashes between supporters of rival candidates just days ahead of DR Congo's crucial presidential election, sources say.
Northeastern Nigeria fighting with militants leaves 12 soldiers dead
At least 12 Nigerian soldiers have been killed and dozens of others have gone missing following clashes with Takfiri militants in the northeastern state of Borno.
Cambodia seizes record three-ton haul of African ivory
How scientists glued tiny GPS trackers on bats carrying lethal virus
By day, some of the most dangerous animals in the world lurk deep inside this cave.
UN urges Congo to halt violence before long-delayed election
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has urged the Congolese authorities to halt violence after the government said it was stepping up security for the long-delayed presidential elections scheduled for December 23.
Libyan Government of National Accord headquarters stormed in Tripoli
Protesters have stormed the headquarters of Libya's Government of National Accord (GNA) in the capital Tripoli.
Armed group blocks key oil field in Libya
An armed group has seized one of Libya's largest oilfields in the country's southwest, the state-owned National Oil Corporation says.
Over 800,000 people at risk of starvation in Mozambique
Over 800,000 people were at a risk of starvation in Mozambique, the National Institute for Calamities Management (INGC) said.
Egyptian police kill two suspects in November attack on Coptic Christians
Egyptian police have killed two terror suspects purportedly linked to last month's deadly attack on a bus transporting Coptic Christians in the central province of Minya.
South African cities short of cemetery space
In the middle of the vast Avalon cemetery in Johannesburg's Soweto township, two gravediggers shoveled soil out of an old grave containing remains buried years ago.
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