By Stephen Eisenhammer
N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – U.S.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson continues his tour of Africa, after canceling events earlier in his trip due to sickness.
By Rajesh Kumar Singh and Brenda Goh
African Union troops are launching an operation to wipe out Al-Shabab militants from southern Somalia. On Monday, reports said soldiers from Amisom — the African Union mission in Somalia — were seen patrolling roads near the capital.
By Ulf Laessing
By Stephen Eisenhammer LUANDA (Reuters) – Angolans voted in a parliamentary election on Wednesday expected to usher in the ruling party’s defense minister as the first new leader for 38 years.
LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has kept a low profile since his grand return from sick leave on Saturday.
FREETOWN (Reuters) – Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week’s devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city’s chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.