ttTRIPOLI (Reuters) - Four ministers in Libya's U.N.-backed government resigned on Friday in a setback for its efforts to extend its influence and unify rival factions.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - At least six people were killed when gunmen sprayed two buses with bullets on Friday in Kenya's Mandera county on the border with Somalia, a regional official said.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Protesters called on South Africa's state broadcaster on Friday to reverse a decision not to show footage of violent anti-government protests, but the station denied their claims it was censoring the news in the run-up to local elections.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Eritrea may escape censure by the U.N. Security Council over its human rights record after the U.N. Human Rights Council passed a watered-down resolution against the African state on Friday.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged community leaders from the Niger Delta to pacify people in the restive southern region, which has been hit by a series of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the last few months.