Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
AFRICA/WORLD FINANCIAL MARKETS: As shaken stock markets, slumping national economies and dented credit ratings create economic fears around the world, many international investors say now is a good time to take a closer look at an often forgotten continent, Africa.
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.
IVORY COAST TELEVISION: 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.
HORN OF AFRICA DROUGHT: The United Nations says Somali refugees are still pouring into Kenya despite efforts to alleviate drought and famine conditions in southern Somalia.
LIBERIA VOTE/RECONCILIATION: Eight years after Liberia's civil war, the slow pace of reconciliation is a big part of local politics. In her re-election campaign, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the country is making progress.
RED CROSS/HEALTH CARE: The International Committee of the Red Cross says an unacceptably large number of health workers are killed in conflict zones. It says health workers and ambulances often are deliberately targeted.
ZIMBABWE/BUSINESS: President Robert Mugabe's push for indigenous, or black, ownership of mines and all privately owned businesses suffered a serious setback when a multiparty committee of legislators assessing the constitutionality of the laws rejected them, for the second time.
HEALTH/INACCURATE TB TEST: In its first-ever negative policy recommendation, the World Health Organization has urged international health workers to abandon a widely-used blood test to detect active tuberculosis. The recommendation is based on two recent studies which found that the TB test is highly unreliable and misleading -- and may have contributed to TB transmission in many developing countries.
SOUTH AFRICA/BANK ROBBER: South African officials say one of the country's most wanted criminals has escaped from police custody, apparently by simply walking out of a courthouse.
A Ugandan court has thrown out charges against opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who was accused by the government of inciting protests that turned violent. A magistrate said Tuesday that there was insufficient evidence to convict Besigye. The opposition leader had been charged with rioting, incitement to violence and disobeying police orders.