Over 2.1 million people are internally displaced in northeast Nigeria after a spike in six-year terrorist attacks by the Boko Haram group, the International Organization for Migration said Friday, revising a previous figure of 1.5 million.
Over 2.1m displaced in Nigeria by Boko Haram
Liberia has been declared free of the deadly Ebola virus for the second time this year by the World Health Organization (WHO).
WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola again
The Kenyan government has announced plans to implement drastic changes in its administrative and security personnel in an attempt to contain the rising threat of terrorism in the East African country.
Kenya announces administrative, security personnel reshuffle
Hundreds of angry Tunisian farmers have staged a demonstration against the increasing costs of production in the North African country’s agriculture sector, Press TV reports.
Tunisian farmers rally against soaring production costs
Rival Libyan factions are set to take part in a fresh round of peace talks in a bid to end the violence and political chaos in the North African country.
Libya factions due in Geneva for fresh peace talks
Egypt plans to deluge the area along the border with the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip with water in an attempt to destroy the underground tunnels between the country and the Palestinian territory.
Egypt to flood border with Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels
Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabab terrorists rammed a car bomb into an African Union base Tuesday before storming the compound, with witnesses reporting many dead, although the AU insisted it had fought off the attack.
Shabab terrorists attack Somalia AU base
War-torn Somalia remains in a "critical" state four years after a devastating famine, the UN warned on Monday, noting a sharp rise in those needing food aids.
UN: Somalia food aid crisis 'critical'
Security forces in Nigeria have recently detained a number of Takfiri Boko Haram militants, including a key commander, linked to several bombings across the country.
Nigerian forces arrest Boko Haram militants linked to bombings
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir plans to travel to China to take part in celebrations commemorating the end of World War II.
Sudan president due in China to attend WWII event

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