Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi offered a rare acknowledgement of his close security cooperation with Israel in the Sinai Peninsula during a US television interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” news program broadcast on Sunday.
Egypt's Sisi acknowledges close coordination with Israel in Sinai
A group of soldiers sought to take power in Gabon on Monday while the country's ailing president was abroad, but the government declared the bid had failed and the rebels had been arrested.
Gabon says coup bid thwarted, as president abroad
A UN report warned that "vast areas of impunity" remain globally for people traffickers, with victims subjected to crimes ranging from sexual exploitation to organ removal.
UN report: 'Vast areas of impunity' for people trafficking
With supporters of President Omar al-Bashir planning a counter-rally next week, police in Sudan have once again fired tear gas canisters at protesters to break up their crowds, more than two weeks after anti-government protests began in the African country.
Sudan police break up anti-govt. protesters, Bashir backers plan to rally
Sudanese police have fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Omdurman City, near the capital Khartoum.
Sudanese police use tear gas against protesters seeking 'peace, justice'
Niger’s army says it has killed nearly 290 militants from the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group during an offensive near the country’s southeast border with neighboring Nigeria.
Niger's army ‘kills nearly 290 Boko Haram terrorists’
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has ordered an investigation into two weeks of violent protests against the government's economic policies and his 29-year rule.
President Bashir orders probe into recent deadly protests in Sudan
The Royal Academy of Engineering Africa prize, now in its fifth year, has shortlisted 16 African inventors from six countries to receive funding, training and mentoring for projects intended to revolutionize sectors from agriculture and science to women’s health.
Turning air into drinking water: Africa's inspired inventors
More than 30 people have died in northern Chad after Arab fighters, crossing from neighboring Libya, attacked miners in a region in the grip of a gold rush, rights activists said Sunday.
Clashes in Chad gold-rush region leave 30 dead
Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of demonstrators near the capital Khartoum amid calls by opposition groups for more anti-government protests.
Sudan police attack 'peaceful' protesters near Khartoum

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