At least 23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt

About 10 masked men boarded a bus and opened fire; it’s the latest in a string of attacks targeting Christians

Former Rwandan general Faustin Nyamwasa’s refugee status set aside

The Supreme Court of Appeal formalises an agreement setting aside the refugee status of the former Rwandan army general

China and Norway looking to invest in Gambia

The two countries are talking with Gambia about infrastructure projects and renewable energy initiatives to boost its tourism-dependent economy

Kenyan flour shortage stokes anger ahead of election

The government unveils subsidy programme to lower the cost of flour after it soars by a third after a drought, but retailers are limiting sales

Tanzanian president fires minister and disbands minerals audit agency

President John Magufuli fires his mines minister after an audit of containers found they held as much as 15.5 tonnes of gold, instead of the 1.1 tonnes declared

Notions of a Nigerian coup dismissed by ruling party

Plot rumours, as President Buhari is in London for medical treatment, are pooh-poohed as country’s democracy is ‘too mature to be overthrown’