Conditions in Libya are too unstable to hold elections, Prime Minister Fayez Seraj was cited as saying on Wednesday, casting doubts on a French-led push for a vote in December which aims to end years of turmoil and unify the North African country.
Libya’s PM says conditions for elections not yet ripe
Ethiopians and Eritreans have been celebrating the reopening of two key crossing points more than 20 years after a border war shut them.
Ethiopia-Eritrea border reopens after 20 years
President John Magufuli has urged Tanzanian women to "give up contraceptive methods," insisting his country needs more people, local media reports.
Tanzanian president seeks end to birth control
Egyptian security forces have killed at least 11 Takfiri militants in the Sinai Peninsula in an ongoing campaign to quash extremists in the restive region.
Egypt security forces kill nearly dozen militants in restive Sinai Peninsula
Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected terrorists in Sinai as they press a campaign against gunmen in the area, a security source said Monday.
Egypt security forces kill 11 suspected terrorists in Sinai
Mauritania's ruling party has drawn well into the lead in legislative, regional and local elections held earlier this month, the electoral commission said Sunday, in the West African country's last vote ahead of key presidential polls.
Mauritania ruling party pulls ahead in vote
Nineteen people were killed on Sunday when a small plane crashed into a lake in the center of South Sudan, while four survived, a regional official told AFP.
19 killed in South Sudan plane crash
Many people are feared dead after militants dressed in military uniforms carried out an attack on a town in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, residents and a vigilante say.
Many feared killed as Boko Haram militants raid town in northeast Nigeria
Angola's former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has handed his position as the leader of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (PMLA) party to incumbent President Joao Lourenco after more than four decades of political rule.
Angola's former president steps down as party chief after 4-decade rule
Rwandan Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has called on the youth to be active contributors to the African Union reforms and leadership initiatives in their countries.
Rwandan PM challenges youth to seek active involvement in AU reforms

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