Mali

Mali police use tear gas to disperse anti-gov't protesters

Demonstrators spent the night at Bamako square demanding the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

Mali police use tear gas to disperse anti-gov't protesters

Sudan

Dozens killed in tribal clashes in eastern Sudan

About 90 others wounded in fighting between the Bani Amer and Nuba ethnic groups in the city of Port Sudan.

Dozens killed in tribal clashes in eastern Sudan

Mauritius

Mauritius: 'Most of the oil' removed from damaged ship

Japanese ship owner says collection of an estimated 1,000 tonnes of fuel almost over after bulk carrier hit coral reef.

Mauritius: 'Most of the oil' removed from damaged ship

South Sudan

Death toll from South Sudan soldiers, civilians clashes hits 127

Among the dead are 82 civilians and 45 soldiers, army spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said.

Death toll from South Sudan soldiers, civilians clashes hits 127

Benin

In Pictures: Benin restores slavery monuments

Renovation of Ouidah's history museum part of Benin's drive to ensure future generations know ancestors' suffering.

In Pictures: Benin restores slavery monuments

Africa

Tanzania crackdown: Government restricts foreign broadcasters

Tanzania's government cracks down on what journalists can report on the coronavirus pandemic.

Africa

Anti-gov't protests resume in Mali after weeks-long pause

Demonstrators are calling for the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as mediation stalls.

South Sudan

UN: 70 killed in South Sudan clashes between army, civilians

The UN said the violence was sparked by a 'disarmament exercise' that is part of the country's recent peace agreement.

UN: 70 killed in South Sudan clashes between army, civilians

Inside Story

Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel?

France pledges to continue fighting armed groups after the killing of French aid workers in Niger.

Mali

Anti-gov't protests resume in Mali after weeks-long pause

Demonstrators are calling for the resignation of President President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as mediation stalls.

Anti-gov't protests resume in Mali after weeks-long pause

Africa

Benin: Monuments from slave trade era restored in Ouidah city

As anti-racism protests in the US and Europe grew, so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery - a city in West Africa is going the other way.

Mauritius

Crack in freighter leaking oil off Mauritius coast widens

Oil leak on Japanese ship off coast of Mauritius halted, but more spillage possible as tanker risks breaking up.

Crack in freighter leaking oil off Mauritius coast widens

Somalia

At least six prisoners killed in Mogadishu prison shoot-out

Two guards also believed to be killed after convicted al-Shabab fighters engaged in a shoot-out with prison guards.

At least six prisoners killed in Mogadishu prison shoot-out

Africa

Mali swears in new Constitutional Court judges

Appointment of nine judges is aimed to help resolve impasse between president and opposition coalition seeking his exit.

Mali swears in new Constitutional Court judges

Environment

Mauritius PM: Brace for 'worst-case scenario' after oil spill

Fears of an ecological catastrophe keep mounting despite massive local clean-up operation under way in island nation.