Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
SWAZILAND PROTEST: Police in Swaziland have detained activists and blocked buses from traveling between cities in a bid to prevent anti-government protests.
SOMALI: Somali pirates say they have received a $5 million ransom for the release of a Thai cargo ship.
IVORY COAST: U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on Ivory Coast to take advantage of a "historic opportunity" for national reconciliation following the arrest of former leader Laurent Gbagbo.
LIBYA: Libya's rebel interim government has rejected a cease-fire plan proposed by the African Union, calling the option "outdated" because it does not meet their basic demand that Moammar Gadhafi and his sons leave power - and the country - immediately.
SOMALIA PIRACY: The United Nations Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution calling for a stepped-up fight against piracy from Somalia and elsewhere off East Africa.
SOUTH AFRICA GOLF: South African President Jacob Zuma has congratulated golder Charl Schwartzel for his win at the U.S. Masters tournament.
IVORY COAST: Ivory Coast's President-elect, Alassane Ouattara, has called on all fighters to lay down their weapons now that defiant leader Laurent Gbagbo has been arrested.
IVORY COAST CRISIS: With the capture of former president Laurent Gbagbo, Alassane Ouattara's forces focus on rounding up members of the former president's youth wing.
SOMALIA/CONFERENCE: With the mandate of Somalia’s transitional government nearing an end, the United Nations has convened a conference in Nairobi to discuss the future of the Horn of African nation.
SWAZILAND PROTEST: There is a heavy police presence in Swaziland and several activists have been arrested to prevent a planned mass demonstration in support of a number of demands including the ouster of King Mswati III.