Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
NIGERIA/ELCTION: An official of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the electoral body has apologized to Nigerians following the postponement of the general elections. This came after the parliamentary election scheduled for Monday was re-scheduled for another week.
SOMALIA: Somalia's transitional government says it has killed seven al-Shabab militants in a border town, three of whom were foreign fighters.
IVORY COAST: Residents in Ivory Coast's commercial capital remained inside their homes Monday, as forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized president prepared for a final push to oust its incumbent leader.
LIBYA: Libyan rebels made a new push into the strategic oil town of Brega as a Libyan government envoy holds talks on bringing an end to the fighting
SOMALIA PIRACY: A Dutch warship has freed a hijacked Iranian fishing boat off the coast of Somalia.
KENYA/SOMALIA: United Nations officials say they are concerned about living conditions at three refugee camps in eastern Kenya.
IVORY COAST/FRANCE: France is sending 150 additional troops to Ivory Coast, and has begun efforts to evacuate 12,000 French nationals from the country.
IVORY COAST: Tensions in Ivory Coast's commercial capital remain on high as forces loyal to the country's internationally recognized president lay the groundwork for a final assault to unseat strongman Laurent Gbagbo.
ZIMBABWE MINES: Zimbabwe's new mining regulations will give indigenous people more than 50 percent control of all existing and new companies valued at more than $1, a move analysts say will seriously undermine most mining companies and frighten away any new investment. Even so, the government says despite the new regulations it hopes to be able to negotiate with each company on an individual basis so that investment is not interrupted.
LIBYA HUMANITARIAN: The Red Cross is appealing to all combatants in Libya to allow it access to the country’s third largest city, Misrata, 150 kilometers east of Tripoli, where fighting has been raging for weeks between the forces of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and eastern based rebels.