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NIGERIA CORRUPTION: Nigeria's anti-corruption agency says it has re-arrested 11 bank executives who are already facing graft charges.
UGANDA LAWYERS STRIKE: Lawyers in Uganda are protesting the government's use of force against demonstrators complaining about high food and fuel prices.
GERMANY/RWANDA: The trial of two Rwandans charged with crimes against humanity has begun in Stuttgart, Germany, under a law that allows the state to prosecute foreigners for crimes committed elsewhere.
SIERRA LEONE/PEACE CORPS: On the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps, some former volunteers are returning to the countries where they served as teachers or health care workers or agricultural advisors.
HUTU REBELS/DRC: Two Rwandan Hutu rebel leaders went on trial in Germany on Wednesday accused of ordering mass killings and rapes in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
SOMALIA: Hundreds of Somalis marched through the capital, Mogadishu, on Wednesday to celebrate the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The demonstrators also chanted slogans calling for an end to terrorism and violence by the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab.
LIBYA: Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi shelled the besieged western rebel-held port of Misrata on Wednesday, as aid workers scrambled to evacuate hundreds of migrants and wounded civilians.
LIBYA: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to step down and leave the country "immediately."
ECOWAS/TERRORISM: U.N. anti-terrorism experts will address a forum next week sponsored by the Economic Community of West African States [ECOWAS] in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, according to a leading member of the organization.
WORLD PRESS DAY: An Ethiopian observance of World Press Freedom Day was marred Tuesday by a walkout of independent journalists after a dispute with a rival group of state-run media employees.