Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
NIGERIA/CASUALTIES: Police in Nigeria say casualty totals have risen to three dead, 14 wounded from Sunday's bomb blasts in the northeastern city of Maiduguri.
LIBYA: Russia says it will not support a new United Nations Security Council resolution on Libya which may further escalate the conflict.
NIGERIA ELECTIONS: Polls have opened in Nigeria's gubernatorial elections, and authorities have assured voters they will be safe despite the violence that followed a presidential election earlier this month.
US/RWANDA/GENOCIDE: An 84-year-old Rwandan man is set to go on trial in the U.S. state of Kansas, on charges that he covered up his role in role in Rwanda's 1994 genocide to obtain U.S. citizenship.
ZIMBABWE/POLITICS: This week marks the third congress of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change, the only political party in sub Saharan Africa to win elections against a ruling party which also won a war to end colonial rule. MDC president Morgan Tsvangirai could be entering his last five year period as president of the party which won the last elections in 2008, but is still not in power.
NIGERIA VOTE: Voting is underway in Nigeria after last week's presidential election touched off rioting in some northern states.
SOMALIA/ELECTIONS: With its mandate set to expire in less than four months, the Somali government has decided to postpone national elections until 2012.
UGANDA/PROTESTS: The Ugandan Police Force has suspended one of its officers for escorting an opposition figure during last week's "Walk to Work" protests.
SUDAN: Officials in south Sudan say more than 150 people have been killed in clashes between the region's army and two separate rebel militias.
UGANDA/SOCIAL MEDIA: Paris-based Reporters Without Borders has condemned the Uganda Communications Commission for ordering telecom companies to block access to social networking websites. The order came earlier this month as activists were planning protests against higher prices and corruption. The commission said it took the action to reduce the threat of violence.