Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
NIGERIA PRESIDENT / ECONOMY: Nigeria inaugurates President Goodluck Jonathan Sunday.
SUDAN ABYEI: The president of Southern Sudan says he will not send troops into war against the north over control of the oil-rich Abyei region.
LIBYA: At least three loud explosions rocked the Libyan capital, Tripoli, late Wednesday.
RWANDA GENOCIDE ARREST: Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested a key suspect in Rwanda's 1994 genocide.
SOMALIS/PIRACY: Two Somali men pleaded guilty to piracy Wednesday in a U.S. court for their roles in the highjacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead.
SOUTH AFRICA/OLYMPICS: South Africa says it will not bid to host the 2020 Olympics, choosing to focus instead of improving basic services for the population.
AU/LIBYA: The African Union heads of state committee attempting to mediate a political settlement in Libya has met senior officials from the Gadhafi government and the rebel Transitional National Council in preparation for a planned visit to Tripoli and Benghazi next week.
ICRC ANNUAL REPORT: President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Jakob Kellenberger will present the organization’s annual report today, which says humanitarian needs have reached unprecedented levels. The report says the quick succession of new crises is extremely worrying and poses great challenges to the humanitarian response. Filing time uncertain.
GUINEA-BISSAU LANDMINES: An NGO dedicated to the removal of landmines leftover from three conflicts in the small West African nation of Guinea-Bissau says the country will be mine free by 2012.
SOMALIA/SECURITY COUNCIL: As the campaign to oust Islamist insurgent group al Shabab intensifies, the United Nations Security Council is warning Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government to resolve its internal differences or lose backing from the international community.