Malawi

Pioneering malaria vaccine introduced in Malawi

WHO hopes the vaccine, which in trials prevented about four in 10 cases, will cut the number of child deaths in Africa.

Pioneering malaria vaccine for children introduced in Malawi

Africa

Mali political crisis: New PM pressured to stop attacks

A new prime minister takes charge in Mali, where people are growing impatient with violence and an economic crisis.

Algeria

Algeria: Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers

Residents say the building in the UNESCO-listed Casbah district should have been 'renovated or destroyed'.

Algeria: Five killed after building collapses in central Algiers

Libya

UN raises Libya aid alarm as Tripoli clashes intensify

Around 32,000 people displaced, as UN deputy envoy warns hostilities likely to continue 'for some time'.

UN raises Libya aid alarm as Tripoli clashes intensify

Mali

Mali appoints new PM days after government resigns

Former Finance Minister Boubou Cisse appointed prime minister, tasked with forming a 'broad government'.

Mali appoints new PM days after government resigns

Algeria

Algeria: 5 billionaires arrested as part of anti-corruption drive

Move follows army chief's pledge to launch anti-fraud crackdown as protesters continue to demand political overhaul.

Algeria: 5 billionaires arrested as part of anti-corruption drive

Middle East

Sudan protesters to Saudi Arabia, UAE: 'Please keep your money'

Wary that the Gulf countries may be vying for influence, protesters reject aid offers made by Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.

Sudan protesters to Saudi Arabia, UAE: 'Please keep your money'

Africa

Nigeria's Shia protesters: A minority at odds with the government

After much bloodshed, rallies continue as prominent Shia leader Ibrahim El Zakzaky languishes in prison.

Nigeria's Shia protesters: A minority at odds with the government

Middle East

Explosions in Tripoli suburb after air raid, death toll rises

Officials say at least 227 people have been killed and 1,125 wounded in the weeks-long violence in Libya.

Explosions in Tripoli suburb after air raid, death toll rises

Sudan

Sudan's military leader vows to hand 'power to people'

But opposition alliance says it's cutting contact with military council because it's 'not serious' about ceding power.

Mali

Attackers kill 12 Mali soldiers in major attack on military base

Local resident in Guire says there was heavy gunfire and the military was 'taken by surprise' in the attack.

Attackers kill 12 Mali soldiers in major attack on military base

Africa

Mali president to announce new prime minister and government

The opposition rejects any possibility for a unity government, and is asking the president to also step down.

Sudan

Sudan's military removes al-Bashir: All the latest updates

Here's all the latest events in Sudan as protesters keep up demands for civilian rule after Omar al-Bashir's removal.

Sudan's military removes al-Bashir: All the latest updates

Egypt

Egyptians vote on Sisi term limits

Three-day referendum on constitutional amendments could extend President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's mandate until 2030.

Sudan

Sudan probes al-Bashir after 'large sums of cash found at home'

Prosecutor launches money laundering probe against al-Bashir after finding suitcases of money at his home, says Reuters.

Sudan probes al-Bashir after 'large sums of cash found at home'