Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
NIGERIA SECURITY: Nigeria's capital is under a limited curfew following a series of bombings in the city of Maiduguri. The army is asking civilians to come forward with information that might help capture those responsible.
UGANDA LIGHTNING: Ugandan authorities say the death toll from a Tuesday lightning strike at a primary school has risen to at least 20.
UN/SOMALIA: A United Nations official says Somalia is facing a food crisis because of a drought and rising food prices.
US/SOMALIA: A Washington newspaper report says the U.S. used drone aircraft to attack two leaders of the Somali militant group al-Shabab last week, apparently wounding them.
UN/ETHIOPIA: The U.N. World Food Program has confirmed the release of two staff members who were kidnapped in Ethiopia last month.
UN/SUDAN/CHINA: The United Nations human rights chief says it is "disappointing" that China did not arrest visting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted on war crimes charges.
SOMALIA/DROUGHT: In the face of perhaps the worst drought in 20 years, the Somali government has launched an urgent appeal to the United Nations and the international community to prevent the looming crisis.
AFRICAN UNION/LIBYA: African leaders discuss the crisis in Libya at the annual summit of the African Union.
SENEGAL/CHILD HELP HOTLINE: A child help hotline in Senegal provides around-the-clock counseling and protection for young people suffering physical or emotional harm.
SOUTH SUDAN/MAPPING: To help South Sudan prepare for independence, internet technology company Google is training volunteers to help improve maps of the new country. While the initiative aims to facilitate development in the south, it could also have political implications.