The official death toll from Thursday's clashes between Guinean opposition protesters and police and government supporters rose to four on Friday, meaning at least 22 people have now been killed in unrest since March.
UN says china offers peacekeepers for Mali China has offered to contribute troops to the new U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali, where Islamist jihadists controlled the country's north until French-led troops launched an offensive in January to oust them, a U.N. official said Thursday.
Swazi activists accuse South Africa A banned Swazi political party on Thursday accused South Africa's diplomatic mission of handing the names of activists over to the absolute monarchy's security services.
Togo police fire tear gas at protesters Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the latest confrontation between the ruling party and Togo's increasingly active opposition. Demonstrators were gathering to protest the death of an opposition member, who died in jail.