The United Nations and aid groups are seeking $272 million to help people fleeing the conflict in the Central African Republic.
A Nigerian newspaper reports that a baby lost in the chaos of the bus station bomb blast in Nigeria's capital is set to be reunited with her critically wounded mother.
Burundi's government demanded the UN provide evidence or apologise after a UN report claimed it was arming young supporters, amid renewed concerns over political violence.


At least 47 people were killed when a bus collided with a truck in south-central Togo, police said Wednesday.
Unidentified armed men on Tuesday critically wounded the Belgian head of Africa's oldest wildlife reserve, the Virunga National Park in Democratic Republic of Congo.


Prisoners in KwaZulu-Natal have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela with an exhibition of paintings and drawings.
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