The United Nations (UN)’s human rights office has censured Egypt for detaining prominent dissidents following unprecedented protests against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, calling for their release after they were allegedly subjected to torture by security forces.
UN slams Egypt for arresting prominent dissidents
Sudan peace talks have stalled before they began in Juba on Wednesday as a key rebel grouping said it refused to negotiate with Khartoum, claiming government forces were still bombarding its territory.
Sudan peace process stalls as rebel group halts talks over attack
Journalists in Nigeria are working in a “climate of fear” due to the detention of dozens of reporters and bloggers in the country this year, Amnesty International has said in a report.
Journalists in Nigeria working in 'climate of fear,' Amnesty reports
Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have started peace talks to end the country's multiple conflicts, a key condition for the country's removal from the United States' sponsors of terrorism list.
Sudan government, rebels meet for peace talks in Juba
Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said.
Outsider Saied wins Tunisia presidency poll by landslide
Hundreds of Algerians protested in front of parliament on Sunday against a proposed energy law that they say the caretaker government has no right to pass.
Hundreds protest proposed energy law in Algeria
Mortar fire on the zone around Mogadishu airport wounded nine people Sunday, including staff at the African Union and UN missions located there, Somali police and UN sources said.
Mortar fire hits Somali airport zone, wounds 9
Tunisians voted on Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting a conservative academic against a media magnate fresh out of jail, reflecting a shift in the country's post-revolution political landscape.
Tunisians vote in presidential runoff
Gunmen have gone on a deadly shooting spree at a mosque in northern Burkina Faso. Over a dozen people have been killed.
16 die in attack on Grand Mosque in Burkina Faso
Seven people have been killed in attacks by Takfiri terrorists in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno.
Seven people killed in attacks by terrorists in Nigeria’s Borno

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