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NIGERIA/ARRESTS: Nigeria's secret police say they have arrested six people linked to a radical Islamic sect suspected of bombing an elections office and a church earlier this year. Nigeria's State Security Service said Tuesday the detainees belong to Boko Haram, which authorities blame for dozens of bombings and shootings around the country. The security agency says the six men are charged with two bombings in Suleija, a town near the capital, Abuja.
LIBYA/GADHAFI LOYALISTS: Reports that a large convoy of Moammar Gadhafi's supporters have fled Libya for Niger has angered many in the Libyan capital. Citizens want to see their former leader and those around him facing justice at home.
DRC: Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo opened fire on opposition protesters Tuesday, killing one person and wounding two others.
BOTSWANA: In Botswana, Bushmen are celebrating a victory in their long legal battle with the government. For the first time in nine years, Bushmen are drinking water from the Mothomelo borehole in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
SUDAN/ETHIOPIA: The International Organization for Migration says it is moving to help thousands of Sudanese who have crossed into Ethiopia to escape fighting in southeastern Sudan.
LIBYA/MIGRANTS: An international aid group says 1,200 African migrants are trapped in a southern Libya town with dwindling supplies of food and water.
GADHAFI/TUAREG: Moammar Gadhafi has longstanding ties to Tuareg nomads in Niger, the country entered by a convoy of pro-Gadhafi forces late Monday. Colonel Gadhafi once supported a Tuareg rebellion in northern Niger, and hundreds of former Tuareg rebels have fought for him against Libyan insurgents.
NIGERIA/RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE: Authorities in central Nigeria say at least 11 people were killed in a recent resurgence of ethnic and religious violence in the region. The latest attacks occurred overnight Sunday near the central city of Jos in Plateau state.
SOMALIA/DISPUTE: The United Nations says two regions of Somalia have agreed to peacefully settle a dispute and take steps to prevent further hostilities. The leaders of neighboring Galmudug and Puntland states agreed to the truce Monday, during a conference in Mogadishu to create a roadmap for elections in Somalia.
ZIMBABWE/WIKILEAKS: US diplomatic cables released by whistle-blowing website Wikileaks include one quoting a top official saying President Robert Mugabe has prostate cancer which has spread to other parts of his body and that his doctors told him in 2008 that he might not live beyond five years, suggesting he might depart the scene in 2013.