06
January

Preliminary results from Democratic Republic of Congo's tumultuous presidential election will be delayed past Sunday's deadline, the head of the election commission has said.

05
January

Three former Credit Suisse bankers have been arrested over their alleged role in a $2bn fraud scheme connected to firms in Mozambique, according to US authorities.

29
December

Police in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts, the interior ministry has said.

28
December

The European Union (EU) has condemned the Democratic Republic of Congo's decision to expel its ambassador ahead of crucial elections on Sunday.

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