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Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Chad calling for a return to civilian rule, after the military assumed power following the battlefield death of Idriss Déby.
The suspected members of Black Axe, a Nigerian secret society and criminal organisation, are charged with drug trafficking, weapons possession and fraud.
Idriss Déby had only recently won re-election to a sixth term, extending his 31 years in office. The army said he died from wounds sustained while visiting troops fighting Libya-based rebels.
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The blaze, which started on South Africa's Table Mountain, spread down to the University of Cape Town and destroyed the institution's library.
Screenwriter Jakub Żulczyk made the comment after Poland's president appeared reluctant to accept that Donald Trump had lost the US presidential election.
The arrest of Senegal’s opposition leader on a charge of rape has seen demonstrations erupt, and put the country on the brink of disaster.
Amnesty International has published satellite images that appear to show evidence of heavy shelling and mass burial sites in Axum following the reported massacre.
Luca Attanasio and his bodyguard died while travelling with the UN's peacekeeping mission.
The kidnapping at a government school is just the latest in a series of abductions that have plagued northern Nigeria in the past few months.
A petition calling for a ritual where babies are submerged three times during baptism to be banned has received 60,000 signatures in Romania.