New York - Secretary General Antonio Guterres met with Sudan's president, who is accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court, on the sidelines of the African Union summit on grounds of "operational necessity," the United Nations said on Monday
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Addis Ababa - The African Union announced Monday it has launched a new aviation deregulation scheme as more than 40 leaders from across the continent meet in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa for their annual summit.
Nairobi - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga had himself sworn in as an alternative president Tuesday in front of thousands of supporters, three months after claiming an election was stolen from him.
Niamey - At least two soldiers were killed overnight while fighting off an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in southeast Niger, a source in the security forces said on Tuesday.
Lagos - Two American and two Canadians who were kidnapped in an ambush in northern Nigeria this week were freed on Saturday, police said.