Elections: Amnesty, HRW accuse Kenyan police of killing 33 people
The report brings the nationwide number of killings by police after the August 8 vote to more than 45.
Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks rises to 300 – Official
The death toll could be higher as some people are still missing.
Liberian election set for runoff as George Weah fails to win 50% votes
None of the candidates secured more than 50 per cent of the votes.
Liberia: Despite trailing George Weah in official tally, VP says he’s sure of victory
About 50 per cent of the total votes cast have been released.
Liberia election “peaceful, well-conducted” – International observers
The group, however, notes some challenges like overcrowding at polling centres.
October 26 poll will be illegal if it is held – Odinga
The opposition leaders had withdrawn from the re run during the week
France, Qatar to contest in final round of election for UNESCO top position
Egypt’s candidate was eliminated.
South Korean court extends detention of ex-president Park
Former President Park was taken into custody in March.
South African court upholds ruling reinstating corruption charges against Zuma
It was also not immediately clear if Mr. Zuma would approach the Constitutional Court.
In suspected protest against U.S. ban, Chad withdraws troops fighting Boko Haram
The troops wee fighting in Niger.
Kenyan police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters
Longtime opposition backed out of a rerun.
Chad withdraws troops from fight against Boko Haram in Niger
At its peak in 2016, Chad had 2,000 troops in Niger.
It’s Official: George Weah takes early lead in Liberia’s elections
The results of 1,232 polling units or 22.9 per cent of the total 5,390 polling units across the country were announced.
Liberia general polls get high rating from EU observers
The group says some “issues”, which were not specified, were observed during sorting of ballot papers
Turkish, U.S. Officials to meet to resolve dispute – Deputy PM
The dispute was triggered by the arrest of local U.S. staff in Turkey.
West Africa must brace for more deadly fevers, Researchers warn
A study assessed the likelihood of four viruses – Ebola, Lassa, Marburg and Crimean-Congo – spreading on the continent.
Burkina Faso ex-minister charged with treason to get pre-trial release
The defence team says Mr. Bassole had nothing to do with the coup attempt, and that he was detained for political reasons to prevent him running in the presidential election