Thousands of Malian refugees are facing food shortages in Mauritania because of a delayed rations shipment and a shortage of funding, as donors juggle several global crises, an official from the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
Authorities in Kenya have begun a four-day nationwide crackdown to get rid of illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.
Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly Britons, died in an attack in the resort city of Sousse.
Six hunters in the Democratic Republic of Congo who fell sick and were suspected to have Ebola have tested negative for the virus, the health minister said on Saturday.
Two bomb attacks on the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.
Burundi on Sunday rejected a second U.N. diplomat named to help resolve the country's political crisis, saying a critical report about last week's parliamentary elections demonstrated bias.
Stephen Keshi has been sacked as coach of Nigeria and replaced by Shaibu Amodu, the country's Football Federation (NFF) has announced.
NAIROBI - Authorities in Kenya have begun a four-day nationwide crackdown to get rid of illicitly brewed alcohol following a recent spate of deaths.
DURBAN - A car has flown off a road and smashed through the roof of a house in South Africa's coastal city Durban, emergency services firm ER24 says.