The death toll from the attack on a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu has risen to 26, with Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians among the dead, Jubbaland region's president said on Saturday.
At least 26 people, including several foreigners, were killed and 56 injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab terrorists on a popular hotel in southern Somalia, a top regional official said Saturday.
Nigerian people have once again taken to the streets of the capital, Abuja, to demand the immediate release of ailing Muslim cleric Sheikh Ibrahim al-Zakzaky, a day after security forces killed two of his supporters.
Sudan's top general said the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week.
The UN Security Council called for a cease-fire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1,000, including scores killed in an airstrike that hit a detention center for migrants.
Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country's ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest.