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NIGERIA: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the United Nations secretary-general to support his country's effort to become a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council.
SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has expressed concern about declining support after local elections last week.
CENTRAL AFRICA: A coalition of human rights groups says the United States should do more to stop the rebel Lord's Resistance Army in central Africa.
AFRICA/INDIA: India is offering $5 billion in credit to African countries in a effort to strengthen economic ties on the continent.
SUDAN: The United Nations says more than 15,000 people have fled south to escape the fighting in Sudan's disputed Abyei region
GAMBIA: A court in Gambia has sentenced the former army and navy chiefs to 20 years in prison each for their role in a failed 2006 coup attempt.
SUDAN/U.S.: The United States has said it cannot normalize relations with Sudan as long as its forces occupy the disputed Abyei region.
BURKINA FASO: Thousands of students demonstrated in Burkina Faso's capital on Monday to support teachers who are on strike.
LIBYA/U.S.: A top U.S. diplomat for the Middle East says the Libyan rebel's Transitional National Council has accepted an invitation from U.S. President Barack Obama to open a representative office in Washington.
ELEPHANT CONFERENCE: Eight countries with large elephant populations are meeting in India to discuss strategies to protect the animals.