Nigeria, Morocco sign gas pipeline, fertilizer deals
The first agreement was the Joint Initiative on the Morocco –Nigeria Gas Regional Pipeline.
Religious sect members attack Congo prison, free leader – Official
Muanda Nsemi, a self-styled prophet and leader of the Bundu dia Kongo movement – was arrested in March.
WHO adopts measures to stop Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
As at Sunday, 11 suspected cases, including three deaths, had been reported.
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe leaves for medical checks in Singapore
Mr. Mugabe now struggles to walk, with security aides forming a human shield around him in public.
IMF says surrogate currency will not solve Zimbabwe’s economic problems
The IMF said only comprehensive reforms would address a fiscal crisis.
Zambian president threatens to declare state of emergency
Mr. Lungu said he will be forced to declare a state of emergency unless people stopped damaging pubic property.
Libya fishermen find 28 dead migrants in boat offshore – Official
No fewer than 150,000 have made the crossing to Italy annually over the past three years.
Guinea colonel accused of trafficking as police seize his “private zoos”
Chimpanzees, a baboon, ostriches and turtles were among the 33 animals and 12 species found during police raids.
Egyptian police kill seven suspected Islamic State militants in shootout
The ministry said ammunition, weapons, a motorcycle and Islamic State books and publications were found at the scene.
France, Germany to provide security aid to five African Countries
“Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad also known as the Sahel G5 are the focus of the initiative.”
Egyptian Christians weep with rage after Palm Sunday bombing killed 44
The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bombings.
Police clash with South African protesters calling for Zuma’s exit
Thousands marched in major South African cities to protest against Mr. Zuma.
South Africa’s former deputy finance minister resigns from parliament
Mr. Zuma’s sacking of two ministers sparked calls for him to step down and threatened to split the ANC.
Al-Shabaab militants abduct 4 aid workers in Southern Somalia
A police officer said the four workers, all Somalis, were working on a polio vaccination exercise.
Al-Shabaab recaptures Somali town after AU forces exit
“They did not inform us that they are leaving and this is a sudden decision.”
South Africa’s ruling ANC headed for showdown after finance minister’s sack
The sack threatens to split the upper echelons of the ANC down the middle.
Rights groups express concern over al-Sisi, Trump meeting
“The Trump administration cannot turn a blind eye to Egypt’s human rights crisis.”
South Africa’s deputy president disagrees with president on finance minister’s sacking
The sacked minister says intelligence report used to fire him is “nonsense”.
As Nigeria Meningitis death toll grows, Kenya gets new vaccine to prepare for outbreak
Meningitis has so far killed nearly 300 people in Nigeria in the last few weeks.