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NIGER: A lawyer for Niger's former president Mamadou Tandja says an appeals court has dropped corruption charges against his client and ordered his release from prison.
LIBYA: NATO warplanes have carried out heavy airstrikes on the Libyan capital, Tripoli, early Tuesday.
CHAD ELECTION: Chad's President Idriss Deby has won a new five-year term in office, after results showed he won 89 percent of last month's presidential vote.
UGANDA/SUDAN: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has been invited to Uganda, a state he has avoided since being indicted for alleged war crimes in Darfur.
KENYA/STRIKE: Kenya's employers are blasting a planned strike by the country's unions over the minimum wage. With groups demanding a raise to help meet the rising cost of living, employers are calling the actions illegal.
SUDAN/ABYEI: As North and South Sudan agree to a troop withdrawal in the disputed region of Abyei, the International Crisis Group is warning of rising tensions in the region that could threaten the broader peace as Sudan prepares for its July split.
CHAD VOTE: Provisional results from Chad's presidential election show Idriss Deby has won a fourth term.
GUINEA: The road to democracy has been bumpy for Guinea, but the European Union is supporting new development projects. The re-instated funding comes after the country’s first free and fair elections, where a new bridge is becoming a symbol for democracy.
UN/LIBYA REFUGEES: The UN refugee agency is appealing to European states and to all ship masters to rescue people fleeing Libya by sea. The UNHCR says international law obliges all vessels to rescue boats in distress. This appeal comes just days after a boat carrying 600 people sank off Tripoli. The UNHCR says all boats leaving Libya should be considered as in need of assistance.
ETHIOPIA FOOD SHORTAGES: Unusually poor rains in the Horn of Africa, compounded by a shortage of reserve food supplies, are forcing Ethiopia to reduce the size of emergency rations to millions of needy citizens.