EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say airstrikes targeting Islamic militants are underway in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 20 insurgents.
Khartoum (AFP) - She may have spent 40 days in jail for demonstrating against president Omar al-Bashir who has since been toppled but activist Amani Osmane says the battle for women's rights in Sudan is far from over.
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's pro-democracy movement is seeking to postpone the signing of the second and possibly more contentious part of a power-sharing agreement with the country's military, saying Friday that it needs more time to resolve differences among its members over the deal.
LONDON, July 20 (Reuters) - Libya's National Oil Corporation confirmed on Saturday that production at its 290,000 barrels per day El Sharara oilfield was currently offline.
SALE, Morocco - Three Moroccan men were sentenced to death on Thursday for murdering two Scandinavian women in the Atlas mountains.
TRIPOLI - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern city of Benghazi overnight.
HARARE - Zimbabwe’s public sector workers said on Thursday they had accepted a government pay offer, averting a potentially damaging strike in a country facing its worst economic crisis in a decade.
GENEVA- The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time.
CAPE TOWN - South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.