South Sudan's president signed a peace agreement with rebels on Wednesday including a ceasefire to start in 72 hours, Sudan's foreign minister said, but rebels rejected other parts of the deal.
South Sudan warring parties sign peace deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised Africa’s internationally-acknowledged progress in recent years, saying the African Union’s logical stances on the world and regional developments reveals its rich political understanding.
Zarif praises Africa’s progress
South Sudan's warring parties on Wednesday agreed to a permanent cease-fire to take effect in 72 hours, as long-suffering citizens wondered whether this latest attempt at peace would fall apart as well.
South Sudan's warring sides agree to permanent cease-fire
UN human rights investigators have accused security forces and militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) of committing atrocities amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity in the restive central region of Kasai.
UN experts accuse DR Congo troops, militia of 'crimes against humanity'
The UN-backed government in Libya has warned that any attempt by a rival administration in the east to export oil independently will be thwarted.
Libya's Government of National Accord says there is only one legitimate oil company
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini urged EU member countries to put more money into an Africa trust fund as the bloc looks to set up migrant screening centers outside Europe.
EU urges member states to put more money into Africa migrants fund
Eighty six people have been killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in restive central Nigeria, police said.
86 killed in central Nigeria as farmers, herders clash
Languishing with fever and frustrated by delays in diagnosing his illness, Brian Gitta came up with a bright idea: A malaria test that would not need blood samples or specialized laboratory technicians.
Non-invasive malaria test wins Africa engineering prize
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi condemned a terrorist attack on a rally of supporters of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa.
Iran condemns terrorist attack in Ethiopia
Egypt’s Parliament approved on Sunday the extension of a nationwide state of emergency for three months from July 14.
Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

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