CONAKRY (Reuters) - Protesters burned tyres and threw stones at police in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday in the first of a series of planned demonstrations against a possible change to the constitution that could let President Alpha Conde seek a third term.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Nabil Karoui on Monday conceded defeat in Sunday's presidential election, issuing a statement of congratulations to his opponent Kais Saied, whom exit polls had earlier showed winning by a landslide.
JUBA (Reuters) - Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders started peace talks on Monday to end the country's multiple conflicts, a key condition for the country's removal from the United States' sponsors of terrorism list.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Mabrouk Ahmed says he has to keep watch into the night to stop people dumping their rubbish on the wide street that runs in front of his home in the south of Libya's capital, Tripoli.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kellu became pregnant after a Nigerian soldier offered her food and shelter in exchange for sex. But the destitute teenager - who lost her family when Boko Haram militants attacked her village two years earlier - did not want to have the baby.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Supporters of retired law professor Kais Saied celebrated into Monday morning after exit polls indicated he won Tunisia's presidential election, a victory they hailed as a revival of the 2011 revolution that brought democracy.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Two Tunisian radio stations reported on Monday that a French citizen was killed and a soldier injured in a stabbing incident in the city of Bizerte in northern Tunisia earlier on Monday.
BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) - The face of President Filipe Nyusi beams from flags billowing across Mozambique's city of Beira, where T-shirts and posters colour the streets with his Frelimo party's signature red in what is usually an opposition stronghold.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo will introduce a Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine in November in the country's eastern provinces, to counter the current outbreak, they said.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisians began voting for a new president on Sunday in the decisive second-round run-off of an election in which they have spurned traditional candidates in favour of a media mogul and a retired law professor who wants to remake democracy.
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - The number of people forced to flee their homes in two regions of Burkina Faso besieged by ethnic and jihadist violence has increased more than six-fold since January to around 500,000, the United Nations and aid groups said on Friday.
DAKAR, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigeria's
president called for stricter laws against sexual abuse on
Friday after a documentary showed a university lecturer
propositioning a reporter posing as an underage student.
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - The lawyer for a prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested more than two months ago told a court on Friday he is pursuing a plea bargain, in a case that has attracted international attention to what critics say is Tanzania's tightening control of the media.
LONDON (Reuters) - Measles is staging a devastating comeback in epidemics across the world as the virus exploits dangerous gaps in vaccination coverage, World Health Organization (WHO) experts said on Friday.