Twelve people have been killed and 48 others wounded in an attack by suspected Boko Haram bombers on Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri.
12 killed, 48 injured in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
Tunisian authorities have announced the apprehension of more than 900 people following demonstrations against austerity measures imposed by the government.
Tunisia says over 900 arrested in anti-austerity protests
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned about a high risk of a cholera epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
WHO warns of high risk of cholera epidemic in DR Congo's capital
Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have appealed to armed groups controlling swathes of the chronically unstable country to stop looting and lay down their arms.
Central Africa bishops urge fighters to lay down arms
At least nine people were reported killed in fierce fighting that forced the closure of the Libyan capital's only civilian airport on Monday, officials said, after a militia in charge of security there said it had been attacked.
Libyan capital’s airport shut as nine killed in fighting
Somalia's Al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab terrorists are increasingly threatening civilians to force them to hand over young children for "indoctrination and military training", Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Monday.
HRW: Somalia's Al-Shabaab forcing civilians to hand over children
Tunisians have taken to the streets to keep up a wave of anti-austerity protests as the small North African country celebrates its seventh year of ushering in democracy following the fall of long-time dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
Tunisians continue anti-austerity protests on revolution anniversary
Suspected militia fighters killed four Congolese soldiers in a hit-and-run attack on a military post in troubled Kasai-Central province's capital, Kananga, UN-funded radio reported on Sunday.
4 soldiers killed in attack in central Congo
Tunisians on Sunday marked seven years since the uprising that launched the Arab Spring, with more protests after days of unrest over persisting poverty and unemployment.
New protests as Tunisia marks uprising anniversary
Tunisian authorities said on Friday that the number of people detained in a wave of violent protests had risen to nearly 800, as fresh unrest over austerity measures hit a provincial town overnight.
Fresh Tunisia arrests over wave of unrest

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