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Manchester suicide bomber likely did not act alone, Britain says

The suicide bomber who killed 22 people including children in Manchester likely did not act alone, Britain’s interior minister said on Wednesday as soldiers were being deployed to key sites to help prevent further attacks.

Clashes between police and ex-rebels in Ivory Coast kill 3

Three demobilised ex-rebel fighters were killed in Ivory Coast’s second-biggest city of Bouake on Tuesday, as they clashed with police attempting to end their protest over bonus payments, the Interior Ministry and a spokesman for the fighters said.

Sudan accuses Egypt of backing rebels ahead of foreign minister’s trip

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir accused Egypt on Tuesday of supporting rebels at war with Khartoum, a week ahead of a visit to Cairo by Sudan‘s foreign minister that is aimed at easing tensions between the neighbouring states.

South Africa’s ANC dismisses Zuma removal report as “fabrication”

South Africa‘s ruling African National Congress dismissed a media report on Tuesday that President Jacob Zuma’s removal would be discussed at an ANC meeting this weekend as untrue.

US envoy endorses Libya’s UN-backed govt, in flying visit to Tripoli

The U.S. ambassador to Libya pledged Washington’s support for its U.N.-backed government and urged rival factions to avoid civil war, as he made a brief visit to the country on Tuesday (May 23) for the first time in nearly three years.

Congo opens investigation into ex-minister over death of U.N employee

Congo‘s attorney general Flory Numbi has said that he had opened an investigation into former minister Clement Kanku over allegations he played a role in the militia violence in central Congo that a U.N. employee was investigating when she was killed.

Kenyan medics say US health aid cuts will mean more abortions

President Donald Trump’s dramatic expansion of a policy blocking U.S. aid to organisations offering abortion services will have one sure result, say medical workers in this city: more abortions.

Ethiopia’s Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom has been elected the new head of World Health

South Sudan refugees seek refuge in Uganda

The scale of the refugee crisis in Uganda is extraordinary, with average daily arrivals