Dozens of freed children were given anti-polio vaccines by Nigerian Army Regimental Medical Officers.
The release of the political prisoners has been welcomed by the umbrella Sudanese Revolutionary Front.
Ebola spreads among humans through close contact with the blood, body fluids, secretions or organs of an infected person, or objects contaminated by such fluids.
Police said shops had been ransacked and two police officers injured by protesters throwing rocks in Lilongwe.
The Libyan Reconciliation Conference, which is scheduled to be held in July in Addis Ababa, will not go ahead until a ceasefire is reached in Tripoli as ongoing clashes kill hundreds.
Despite a joint collaboration with armed group 3R, the security situation remains fragile, with between 50 and 70 violations of the peace accord reported every week.

Africa Sudanese prosecutor-general sacked by military junta

No reason was given for the sacking of Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed, who recently headed an investigation into the military assault on the sit-in protest outside military headquarters in Khartoum.

Africa Mastermind of Sudan protest raid identified – Sudanese general

The individual is not named because ‘there’s no need to impact the investigation’.

Africa Somaliland authorities urged to lift ban imposed on TV stations

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on government to unconditionally lift the bans after police entered the offices of broadcasters Horyaal 24 TV and Eryal TV on Wednesday.

Africa Despite signing of peace agreement South Sudan’s economy continues to deteriorate

The world’s newest country descended into civil war in 2013 following the outbreak of clashes at a national convention.

Africa At least 14 killed in attack on Mali villages

‘They are terrorists because they killed and then disembowelled some bodies and burned crops.’

Africa Suspected jihadists raid Nigeria military base, town

Residents said the Islamists drove into the town after sacking the base and looted shops, shooting into the air.

Africa Rwandan teacher files suit against Uganda over illegal arrest, torture claims

The 35-year-old says he had been working as a biology teacher in Ethiopia when he travelled to Uganda last year to check on his property in Mbarara District.

Africa EU blames military for Sudan massacre, calls for investigation

‘A civilian-led transitional authority is the only partner with which EU-Sudan relations can be normalised,’ says the union.

Africa Lusaka-based organisations support government efforts to promote water security

Zambian Breweries director of corporate affairs Ezekiel Sekele has been appointed chairperson of its steering board.

Africa Sudan protesters urge return to night-time rallies over ‘massacre’

At least 128 people have been killed since the June 3 crackdown, the majority the day the sit-in was cleared, according to doctors.

Africa Egypt ex-president Mohamed Morsi dies: official sources

The official Al-Ahram news website also reported the death of Morsi, 67, who was Egypt’s first democratically elected president.

Africa Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

At the Paris Air Show on Monday, Boeing said sorry for the loss of life in the MAX accidents.

Africa 30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria

Konduga has been repeatedly targeted by suicide bombers from a Boko Haram faction loyal to longtime leader Abubakar Shekau.

Africa Ugandan woman jailed for 20 years for killing husband on Valentine’s Day

The couple had quarrelled shortly before the bloody encounter with a misunderstanding leading to Kiddu’s death.

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