Islamic State-linked militants have seized a Somalian port town.
There are 1.1 million displaced people in Somalia, around one in ten people, and recent clashes have seen more than 75,000 flee their homes.
The death toll from the Cameroon train crash has risen to 80 with over 600 injured, officials say.
Twenty-six Asian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates for four years have been rescued.
Fraud charges against South Africa's finance minister reflect an abuse of power to settle political scores within the ANC, says a senior politician.
More than 70 people have been killed and hundreds more injured in the derailment of a train in Cameroon.
A train derailment in Cameroon has left at least 53 people dead and nearly 300 injured, the country's transport minister says.
The troubled International Criminal Court has suffered another blow with South Africa declaring it is withdrawing its membership.
Dozens of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram seem unwilling to be released, a community leader says, and might be radicalised or are ashamed to return home.
Burundi's leader has signed a letter to quit the International Criminal Court.
Around 220 girls were taken from their school in 2014 in Chibok, where Boko Haram has waged a seven-year insurgency in Nigeria.
A clash in South Sudan has killed at least 62 rebels and militiamen, the army says.
More than 170 nations have reached a deal described as monumental to phase out gases that are making global warming worse.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday hit back at criticism from his wife about his leadership, saying she "belongs to my kitchen".
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