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NIGERIA ARRESTS: Nigeria's state security service says it has arrested more than 100 alleged members of a northern-based Islamic militant group, including some key leaders.
LIBERIA: Political campaigning begins Tuesday for Liberia’s presidential election in October where President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is seeking a second term.
SUDAN DARFUR: The United Nations Mission in Sudan's Darfur region (UNAMID) says it has begun a campaign to disarm and reintegrate more than 400 ex-fighters from both sides of the long-running conflict between rebels and the government.
SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: South Africa's deputy president has denied he is trying to take the ruling party's top leadership position from President Jacob Zuma.
SOMALIA: The United Nations refugee agency says drought and violence have now driven one-quarter of Somalia's 7.5 million people from their homes, either to internal camps or to refugee camps abroad.
AFRICAN UNION/ICC: The African Union says it will not cooperate with the International Criminal Court arrest warrant for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. Scott Stearns has filed a Backgrounder on why some African leaders mistrust the international court.
LIBYA FUTURE: Libyan rebels have been bogged down in their military fight to unseat Moammar Gadhafi, but that hasn't kept them from planning for a country without the long-time leader.
UN/FOOD: The United Nations warns the world’s farmers will have to double the amount of food they produce to keep up with a rapidly growing population.
SUDAN: The government of south Sudan has unveiled plans for the ceremonies that will mark the new country's independence on Saturday. The government is urging its citizens to gather in churches and public squares Friday evening to light candles and say prayers for the new nation.
SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's deputy president has denied that he is campaigning to replace Jacob Zuma as head of the ruling party when it elects new leaders next year. Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, who is also deputy leader of the ruling African National Congress, said that he is “not involved in any campaigning or lobbying for the presidency of the ANC and has not spoken to anyone about his future role” in the party.