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A security source said the person killed was Bilel Kobi, an Algerian who was close to the network's leader Abdelmalek Droukdel.
MONUSCO said 111 people were arrested and some UN observers were threatened by security forces in the Congolese capital.
On Saturday night, authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo blocked the internet, email and social media messaging networks in Kinshasa.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will on Monday hand power to George Weah, representing the West African country's first democratic transfer of power since 1944.
President Jacob Zuma met with his counterpart at his official residence Mahlamba Ndlofu in Pretoria, according to a statement released by the Presidency.
Catholic church leaders have called for a peaceful demonstration against Kabila's 17-year rule, three weeks after a similar protest on New Year's Eve.
Some residents say the government is destroying street vendors' markets instead of helping them.
On Thursday, the ZRP sent out letters to commissioned officers relieving them of their duties.
Challenges in key sectors such as health, education and the economy still persist as Gambia marks a year after Yahya Jammeh's 22-year rule.
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was elected as Egypt's president in 2014, a year after leading the military's ouster of his predecessor Mohamed Morsi.
More than 70 people have died and about 3,000 infected since the cholera outbreak began in Zambia in October, 2017.
Magufuli issued the order "following the drug seizures on board Tanzanian-flagged vessels".
Zimbabwe shunned international observers during Mugabe's 37-year rule, during which elections were marred by vote-rigging.
Security sources in Niger said at least five soldiers were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants.
The Sudanese Journalists Network said seven journalists were arrested earlier this week while reporting on anti-inflation protests in Khartoum.
The fired MPs include former energy minister Samuel Undenge, former foreign affairs minister Walter Mzembi, former Masvingo provincial affairs minister Paul Chimendza.
Former Ivory Coast minister Moise Lida Kouassi was convicted by a court in Abidjan for ‘conspiring to destroy or change the constitutional system’.
The crash of a private Huey helicopter in rugged terrain near Raton, New Mexico, on Wednesday evening killed Bennett and four others.
State police spokesman Mukhtar Aliyu said "unknown armed men" seized the four North Americans on the road to Abuja at 7:00 pm (1800 GMT) on Tuesday.
Police and the kidnappers were involved in a fierce and fatal gun battle.
The new laws includes taxes of up to five percent on strategic metals and six percent on precious stones.
The outstanding exception on the continent in fighting the illicit drug trade is South Africa, which has a strictly-enforced licencing system.
The soldiers allegedly opened fire on the refugees in eastern South Kivu province, killing 39.
Akere Muna, who hails from Cameroon's English-speaking minority, has vowed "zero tolerance for corruption, tribalism, nepotism and favouritism."
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