"Talon, leave power," shouted an angry crowd of about sixty people after setting up a makeshift barricade Wednesday on a main road in central Benin, one of several protests against President Patrice Talon days before he seeks re-election.
Nigeria's police chief on Tuesday called for the Biafran separatist group to be "destroyed to the last man" after a dramatic attack on a prison in southeastern Nigeria at the weekend that saw more than 1,800 inmates escape.
Major changes could be in the offing to Tanzania’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, President Samia Suluhu Hassan said she would name a committee of experts to advise her government on anti-virus measures.
At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in tribal clashes since Saturday in El-Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, the latest deadly violence in the troubled western Sudanese region, the United Nations said Monday.