Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
IVORY COAST/ARREST: Ivory Coast has charged 12 allies of former President Laurent Gbagbo, including his son and the party chief, for their roles in the country's deadly post-election violence. Officials said Wednesday close Gbagbo aide and former leader of the Ivorian Popular Front, Pascal Affi N'Guessan, was charged along with the former president's son, Michel Gbagbo.
IVORY COAST/TV: State television in Ivory Coast is back on the air for the first time since it was shut down during the violent power struggle that followed last year's presidential election.
NAIROBI/MAYOR: Nairobi city councilors have elected George Aladwa of the Orange Democratic Movement as mayor of Kenya's capital.
HORN OF AFRICA/DROUGHT: The United Nations is warning that the famine in East Africa has not yet peaked and says Somali refugees are pouring into Kenya despite efforts to alleviate famine conditions.
KENYA/DROUGHT: Kenya’s Special Programs minister Esther Murugi says she is satisfied with the government’s response in combating drought and famine, especially in the north of the country.
SOUTH SUDAN/INTERNET: The new nation of South Sudan has been assigned its own Internet domain code.
CLINTON/HORN OF AFRICA DROUGHT: Secretary of State Clinton delivers remarks on the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa, at the International Food Policy Research Institute.
SAF/HEALTH: South Africa plans to introduce a National Health Insurance and will published proposed legislation for comment.
SOMALIA/AL-SHABAB: The United Nations top diplomat in Somalia says there already are significant improvements in the security situation in the capital, Mogadishu, after the recent surprise withdrawal of Islamist fighters from the city
LIBYA: Libyan state television has broadcast what it says is footage of leader Moammar Gadhafi's son Khamis recorded Tuesday, days after rebels claimed he was killed.