Local media reported that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a former African Union chief, was sworn in Thursday as a member of parliament for the governing African National Congress.
Igbo group denies they are violent, want to create a separate homeland for their people
Erdogan attends Fashion for Development event during UN General Assembly
Deputy chief justice Philomena Mwilu described "disturbing, if not startling, revelations" about the conduct of the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and singled it out for ignoring a Supreme Court order to open up its computer servers after opposition allegations of hacking.
The rival demonstrations in Lome came after the opposition boycotted a vote Tuesday on constitutional reform which would have included a presidential term limit.
The rain started on Tuesday, causing a river to flood, local residents told AFP.
Only regular forces in troubled region will have access to weapons, Sudanese president says
Sudan People's Liberation Army and opposition forces fight in Northern Liech near Sudanese border
The commission announced the postponement after a meeting between party heads and representatives of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, President Beji Caid.
In the vast region of Kasai, the authorities are now starting to register voters -- an outwardly banal operation that is nonetheless key to securing the country's stability.
Denial comes following news reports that Rome planned to build 'logistics hub' on Libya’s southern border
According to court documents seen by AFP Saturday, the accused, including two police officers, had been "found in possession of 70 elephant tusks".
A Burundian refugee said that more than 30 had been killed and at least 100 wounded in the violence in Kamanyola, in the eastern province of South Kivu, on Friday.
The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), which won 27 percent of the vote, also said it was dropping its call for supporters to take to the streets against the vote that kept the country's ruling MPLA party in power.
In Algeria and across the entire Maghreb in North Africa, many people continue to suffer or die because of the lack of donors.
Doubts are growing over Kenya's ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say.
Police confirm at least 4 non-natives killed by separatists in delta region
Official claims refugees have been killed in South Kivu province’s Walungu during rioting
In volatile Kasai region 440,000 children were unable to finish last school year due to insecurity, says UN agency
Terror group accused of using children as fighters, suicide bombers over 3-year period in NE Nigeria
On Thursday, Igbo separatists burnt security post, reportedly attacked people of northern origins
Hamid El Mahdaoui, who heads the Badil online news site, was arrested in July at the start of a banned demonstration in the restive northern city of Al-Hoceima.