Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in an eastern region, an official said on Monday, days after the Islamist group killed 21 people in Nairobi.
Ten United Nations (UN) peacekeepers from Chad were killed and at least 25 were wounded while repelling an attack by armed assailants near a village in northern Mali on Sunday, the West African nation’s UN mission and the UN said.
The European Union (EU) says that "doubts remain" over the result of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s disputed election, after the country's highest court declared Felix Tshisekedi President, outraging opponents.
An al Qaeda-linked Islamist group in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 United Nations peacekeepers from Chad on Sunday in the north of the country, the group said in statement posted on Telegram.
Senegal's Constitutional Court has published an official list of five candidates to contest next month's presidential election, including President Macky Sall, but excluding two prominent opposition figures.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is on the brink of its first peaceful, democratic transfer of power since independence in 1960 after the Constitutional Court on Sunday confirmed the presidential election victory of Felix Tshisekedi.
Sudanese security forces were deployed in large numbers on Sunday in Khartoum and the capital's twin city in anticipation of fresh protests calling on long-time ruler, Omar al-Bashir, to step down, according to activists and online posts.