Human Rights Watch (HRW) says security forces have shot dead at least eight protesters and injured about 100 others during anti-government demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Congolese forces shoot dead 8 anti-government protesters in Kinshasa: HRW
At least 5,247 Muslims have been killed in the Boko Haram insurgency across the northeastern Adamawa state of Nigeria over the past four years, a group says.
5,247 killed in Boko Haram militancy in Nigeria's Adamawa since 2013: Report
Thirty people were killed and 16 injured early Sunday morning in a head-on collision between a bus and a lorry on a road in central Kenya, police said.
30 dead in central Kenya bus crash
A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday, and fined him two million Egyptian pounds ($112,700) on charges of insulting the Judiciary.
Egypt sentences ex-president Morsi, 19 others to jail
Twelve people died in twin attacks on Coptic Christians in the Helwan area south of the Egyptian capital Cairo, officials said.
A dozen die in Cairo church attack
Zimbabwe's former commander of the army, General Constantino Chiwenga, has been chosen as a vice president of the country.
Zimbabwean general who helped end Mugabe's rule becomes VP
Zimbabwe's ousted president Robert Mugabe will get a residence, a car fleet and private air travel as part of a new government-funded retirement package for former leaders, state media reported Thursday.
Zimbabwe gives ousted president retirement package
Uganda’s armed forces have killed more than 100 Uganda-based rebels during a high-scale offensive in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Ugandan forces kill more than 100 rebels in DR Congo
Sudan says Turkey will reconstruct a ruined Ottoman-era port city on Sudan’s Red Sea coast, as Ankara seeks to expand its military and economic ties in the African continent.
Turkey to reconstruct Sudan’s ancient port city, seeks to exert influence in Africa
Egypt hanged 15 men convicted of attacks that killed security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said on Tuesday, in what appears to be the largest number of executions on a single day since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office in 2014.
Egypt hangs 15 for killing security forces

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