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NIGERIA/CABINET: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has submitted a list of 34 cabinet nominees to the Senate for approval. Senate President David Mark read the list, which did not specify portfolios, to the upper house of parliament Tuesday.
NIGERIA/BOKO HARAM: Islamic militants in Nigeria are blamed for a series of attacks in the city of Maiduguri including bombings on Sunday and Monday that killed at least 28 people.
ANGOAL/ICC: Angola says African countries are concerned the International Criminal Court is targeting their region with the cases it chooses to pursue.
EAST AFRICAN DROUGHT: The United Nations says at least nine million people in the Horn of Africa have been hit by the worst drought in six decades.
CHINA/SUDAN: Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has arrived in Beijing a day late for a meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
SENEGAL PROTESTS: Protests broke out across Senegal's capital, Dakar, late Monday due to power cuts. Police say the demonstrators burned tires and ransacked government offices and offices of the state electric company Senelec.
MANDELA BOOK: A new book containing more than 2,000 quotes from former South African President and apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was released Monday in Johannesburg.
SOUTH AFRICA/SWAZILAND: South Africa is denying reports that it has approved a $1.2 billion loan to cash-strapped Swaziland.
TANZANIA: In Tanzania, a scholar says popular support for a new constitution could end the dominance of the ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM). The ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi, or “the party of the revolution” in Swahili, has been in power since independence from Great Britain in 1964.
SOMALI REFUGEES/SOUTH AFRICA: Refugees from Somalia are worried their difficult conditions will get even worse in South Africa, because of a planned law tightening regulations concerning their legal requirements.