Two killed in Guinea unrest as strike cripples Conakry

Protesters clash with police during national strike

Sudan’s ban on cross-border aid deliveries endangers lives, says rights group

Vast Darfur region bordering Chad has been one of the hardest hit by conflict

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Canada’s social media law targets online hate

Draft legislation covers social media, user-uploaded adult content and live-streaming services

Moscow freezes bank accounts of novelist’s wife

Boris Akunin, who lives in Britain, warns other Russians living outside the country to safeguard their assets

Fortum seeks billions in compensation from Russia over seized assets

Putin signs presidential decree approving  takeover of the Russian operations of Fortum and Uniper

Dutch drug cartel leader Ridouan Taghi jailed for life

Drug kingpin was the Netherlands’ most wanted man before his 2019 extradition from Dubai

Yellen says Israel resuming tax revenue transfers to Palestinian Authority

US treasury secretary says money is flowing to bolster West Bank economy

Pakistan’s Imran Khan and wife jailed for receiving bribe

The former prime minister has already been convicted in four cases with sentences of as much as 14 years in prison, including two for graft

Nigeria to merge, scrap government agencies to trim costs

President has embarked on the boldest economic reform programme in decades

Russia orders six-month ban on gasoline exports

Deputy prime minister Alexander Novak says measures are needed to help stabilise prices in the domestic market

Joe Biden hopes for ceasefire in Gaza by end of the weekend

Israel and Hamas appear to be closing in on a deal in negotiations in Qatar

Brazil partners with largest climate finance alliance

Government to act with urgency on reforesting the Amazon rainforest

Mauritius allows Norwegian Dawn cruise ship to dock

No trace of cholera has been found among passengers

Benin offers 2,000 troops to help Haiti fight armed gangs, US ambassador says

Troops will support a planned Kenyan-led international force to help Haitian national police

US names new special envoy to Sudan in push to end war

Washington seeks to bring an end to a war that has wrecked parts of the country and killed tens of thousands

Ethiopian police lock up French journalist for ‘conspiracy to create chaos’

His employer, Africa Intelligence, has called for his immediate release