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NIGERIA DELTA VOTE: Elections in Nigeria cut the ruling party's share of powerful state governors. But President Goodluck Jonathan's party kept control of the oil-rich Niger Delta where it is promising to follow through with an amnesty program for former militants.
NIGERIA/OBAMA: U.S. President Barack Obama has phoned Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to congratulate him on his election victory, while also deploring post-election violence.
LIBYA: A ship carrying at least 800 evacuees from Libya's besieged city of Misrata has docked in the eastern rebel stronghold, Benghazi.
SWITZERLAND/IVORY COAST: Switzerland's foreign ministry says it has frozen $82 million that was linked to former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and his associates.
NIGER/LIBYA: The Red Cross says it has evacuated 1,300 Niger nationals from the war-ravaged Libyan city of Misrata.
SAF/GAY RIGHTS: South Africa is to set up a team to tackle hate crimes against gay people.
AFRICA ECON: The International Monetary Fund says rising food and fuel prices are challenging Sub-saharan Africa's recovery from the global financial crisis.
CHINA PIRTAES: Chinese state media say pirates have seized a cargo ship with 24 Chinese crew members in the central Arabian Sea.
SUDAN: An international research group says Sudan's ruling party is exacerbating ethnic and regional divisions in the country that could lead to more fragmentation of Sudan.