As elections loom in DR Congo, the opposition say security forces have killed two of their supporters
At least two people have been killed in clashes with police on the sidelines of an opposition rally in the east of the DR Congo. Campaigning is on for the Presidential elections in 11 days time. Plus: Mozambique's government gives its opponents - RENAMO - three senior army posts. And: Is sex in a car between consenting adults a crime? We have a view from the police in Nigeria.
Somalia Grants Fishing Licences To China
China gets fishing rights off Somali coast; DRC’s President Kabila denies his regime is repressive; Ethiopian torture victims demand compensation.
UN Migration Agreement signed in Morocco
Over hundred-and-fifty countries sign the Global Compact on Migration in Marrakesh. The agreement is aimed at strengthening the cooperation among nations on the matter of migration + In Sierra Leone, a strike in the health sector widens as senior doctors join junior personnel in the protests + Is the President of Somalia heading for impeachment? Over 100 MPs have submitted a no-confidence motion against him
Zambia's President Lungu Allowed To Run Again
Zambia's constitutional court declares that President Edgar Lungu will not be breaching the constitution if he runs for office again in 2021; Burundi's president calls for mediation over what he describes as an open conflict with neighbouring Rwanda; And why Africa needs more 'Agri-preneurs'.
Diane Rwigara: Rwanda government critic acquitted
A Rwandan court in the capital, Kigali, has acquitted government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother of charges of inciting insurrection and forgery.We remember the first person to have died in the Ebola epidemic of five years ago. A major museum of African art opens in Senegal.