73 killed as terrorist drove truck into a crowd of holidaymakers in Nice, France
President Obama has released a statement describing the attack as “horrific.”
Cameroon committing horrific abuse of Boko Haram ‘supporters’ – Amnesty International
Up to eight people dying each month as a result of desperately overcrowded conditions in Maroua Prison.
Cameron bows out with jokes, May to take over as British PM
He was due to present his resignation to the queen at Buckingham Palace at around 1600 GMT.
Uneasy calm returns to South Sudan’s Juba after fierce fighting
Some businesses opened on Tuesday, after days of fierce fighting that killed over 200 people.
Saudi prosecutors bring charges over Grand Mosque crane disaster
At least six Nigerian pilgrims died in the crane disaster last year.
Ghana begins visa-on-arrival policy for AU member states
The country says the policy is in fulfilment of a resolution adopted at the AU Executive Council meeting held earlier this year in Addis Ababa.
Theresa May to become Britain’s prime minister after only rival pulls out of race
Ms Leadsom came under widespread criticism after she suggested she was a better candidate because she’s a mother.
Over 180 civilians slain in battle for Syria’s Minbij, watchdog says
Some 4.8 million Syrians had fled the country since 2011.
Scores killed in South Sudan fighting, gunfire erupts in capital
Neighbouring Kenya called for urgent action by the two leaders to move troops away from civilians and end the crisis.
Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge for father’s assassination – Report
Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011 in a major blow to the militant group.
Massive killings mar Independence Day in South Sudan
The fight at the Presidential Palace led the U.S. Embassy in South Sudan to issue a travel advisory.
23 million pilgrims visited Makkah during Ramadan – Saudi govt
Over a million people were transported by vehicles.
Four police officers killed in U.S. ambush during street protests
The shootings happened as otherwise mainly peaceful protests unfolded around the U.S. after the shooting of two black men.
Kidnapped Sierra Leonean envoy regains his freedom
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, assures members of the diplomatic corps and other foreigners of their safety and security in Nigeria
Explosions rock Saudi Arabia ahead Eid-el-Fitri celebrations
The annual Ramadan fast will end today otrTuesday depending on when the new moon of Shawwal is sighted
Former presidential adviser jailed for life in China
Ling Jihua pleaded guilty to bribery, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power
German arms exports almost doubled in 2015 – Report
Germany is one of the world’s main arms exporters to EU and NATO countries.
US pledges to block stolen Nigerian funds from American banks
America celebrates 240th Independence Anniversary
Thousands gather in London to protest against Brexit vote
The vote to leave has prompted a battle within the ruling Conservative party to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron.
Nigeria police ‘conducting search-and-rescue for kidnapped Sierra-Leonean diplomat’
Police say they will conduct air surveillance on Saturday.