U.S., Britain ask South Sudan to retract ‘reckless’ regime change comment
South Sudan Army accused the Troika of plotting a regime change with rebel officials.
UN says no justice in South Sudan after July rapes, killings
“The fighting that erupted in July 2016 was a serious setback for peace in South Sudan.”
25,800 unaccompanied children from Nigeria, 3 others, arrived Italy in 2016 – UNICEF
The 2016 figure more than doubled the 2015 number.
6,330 HIV patients registered in Libya in 2016 – WHO
Ten people also died due to lack of ARV drugs, WHO said.
South Africa’s ANC scolds Pretoria mayor for ‘regrettable’ Taiwan visit
It called the visit a violation of its foreign policy that recognises only the People’s Republic of China.
Congo ruling party signs deal to end President Kabila’s rule
The accord was mediated by the Catholic Church in Congo and signed late on Saturday.
Gambia: Jammeh accuses Buhari, other West African leaders of declaring war
“Let me make it very clear that we are ready to defend this country against any aggression.”
South Africa’s petrol price to rise by 4% — Regulator
The 95 octane would go up 48 cents to 13.33 rand per litre.
Gaddafi loyalists charged in Malta with hijacking plane
Moussa Saha and Ahmed Ali, pleaded not guilty in the Maltese capital.
Passengers of hijacked Libyan plane arrive Tripoli
The hijackers are said to have used fake weapons.
D.R. Congo: 40 killed, 460 arrested in protests against Kabila
“Such high casualty figures suggest a serious disregard … of the need to exercise restraint in policing demonstrations.”
All 111 passengers released from hijacked Libyan plane
Hijackers were taken into custody.
Libyan plane hijacked, lands in Malta with 118 on board
A man says he has a hand grenade.
At least 22 killed in anti-government protests in Congo
Reports suggest far higher figure.
Militants attack East Congo as President Kabila’s term expires
A presidential election was postponed until April 2018 because of logistical and financial problems.
Traces of explosives found on bodies from Egypt air crash
The plane crash in 2015.
Zimbabwe holds first public interviews for Chief Justice
President Mugabe will choose from three names sent to him.
Six Egypt police officers killed in checkpoint blast in Cairo
The blast also injured three other policemen and three civilians.
White South African men accused of forcing black man into coffin denied bail
The judge described the attack as “brutal racism”.