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NIGERIA INFORMATION: A coalition of Nigerian rights groups is hailing the country's new Freedom of Information law as a victory for transparency in government.
NIGERIA BABIES: Nigerian police say they have taken 32 pregnant women from an illegal clinic accused of selling babies in southeastern Abia state.
IVORY COAST HRW: An international rights group says forces loyal to Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara have killed nearly 150 people since mid-April, in attacks aimed at real or perceived supporters of former president Laurent Gbagbo.
SOMALIA VIOLENCE: New clashes in Somalia's capital have killed at least 17 people, as pro-government troops continue to battle militants for control of a popular commercial site.
TUNISIA SINKING: Tunisian rescuers combed the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday for some 200 migrants reported missing after a vessel they were aboard ran into problems in rough waters off the Tunisian coast.
US/TANZANIA: The top U.S. diplomat for Africa has raised concerns with Tanzania about plans to build a road through the Serengeti wildlife reserve.
SUDAN ABYEI: An official in Sudan's Abyei region says about 100 civilians were killed when north Sudanese forces seized control of the area last month.
LIBYA: NATO warplanes have carried out more strikes on Libyan military targets in Tripoli, where the government of leader Moammar Gadhafi suffered another setback with the defection of its oil minister.
DRC: The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission [CENI] in the Democratic Republic of Congo says he is pleased with his organization’s performance in the run up to the November 28 general elections.
IVORY COAST: Ivory Coast's president, Alassane Ouattara, has announced his first government since taking office after a months long deadly election dispute.