Alahednews Alahednews Zimbabwe: Opposition Politician Fined Over False Election Results Biti was fined $200 for unlawfully and falsely announcing the results of last year’s presidential election. Nigeria Election 2019: Voting Postponed For a Week Presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria have been delayed for a week. Violence Has Displaced 35k+ Nigerian Refugees Boko Haram violence has driven more than 35,000 Nigerian refugees from their homes Bouteflika to Seek 5th Presidential Term Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is to seek a fifth term in April elections. IMN: Nigerian Army Plotting to Murder Sheikh Zakzaky The Nigerian Army is plotting on killing IMN leader Sheikh Zakzaky. Central African Republic Signs Peace Deal With Armed Groups Central African Republic signed a peace deal with 14 armed groups following two weeks of talks. Zimbabwe Gov’t, Unions in Last-Ditch Talks to Avert National Strike The Zimbabwean government will hold final negotiation attempt to try to avert national strike. Tanzania MPs Grant Gov’t Sweeping Powers over Political Parties Tanzania’s parliament passed amendments to legislation that give sweeping powers to a government-appointed registrar over political parties. Zimbabwe: President Mnangagwa Signals Action over Crackdown amid Torture Finding Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised on Tuesday to investigate violence against civilians who joined protests and punish any misconduct by Burkina Faso PM, Gov’t Resign Both Burkina Faso’s government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country’s pres Zimbabwe: Internet Blacked Out As UN Urges End to Crackdown Zimbabwe was under an internet blackout on Friday after authorities extended a communications ban to cover emails. Kenyan President Says Nairobi Attackers «Eliminated», Toll Climbs to 14 The death toll from the Takfiri attack on Kenya Hotel complex climbed to 15 as the attackers had been eliminated. Gabon’s Bongo Names New PM after Thwarted Coup Attempt Gabon’s President Ali Bongo named a new prime minister days after a failed coup attempt. Nigeria: 30,000+ Flee Boko Haram Violence in NE Country, UN Reports Tens of thousands of people have fled their homes in northeast Nigeria after an increase in violence in the Boko Haram conflict, the United Nations re Gabon Coup Attempt: Gov’t Says ’Situation under Control,’ Rebels Seized The government of Gabon declared that it was in control after an attempted coup by army rebels Monday and that it had arrested most of those involved. Gabon: Soldiers Seize State Radio in Apparent Coup Attempt Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup early Monday morning, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with the Niger: Army Kills At Least 280 Boko Haram Militants The Niger army killed more than 280 Boko Haram militants near the southeast border with Nigeria in days of land and air raids, the country’s Defense Internet Blocked in DR Congo to Stop «Popular Uprising» The government of DR Congo has shut down the country’s internet to avert a ’popular uprising’ amid fear of rigged poll. Twin Blasts Rock Somali Capital of Mogadishu, Casualties Reported Mogadishu has been shaken by two explosions caused by cars packed with explosives. DRC: More Than 100 Killed In Clashes Days before Vote More than 100 people died in clashes between rival ethnic groups in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo this week, local activists said on Wedne US Airstrikes Kill 62 Somali People In fresh airstrikes targeting Somalia, the US killed dozens of purported militants in the country as it steps up its military presence in the African Nigeria: Hundreds Flee after Boko Haram Burns Maiborti Village Hundreds of Nigerians fled late Sunday after Boko Haram burned their homes near the country’s northeastern city of Maiduguri. Ethiopia: Ethnic Violence Kills 21, Wounds 61 Heavy fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia claimed the lives of at least 21 people and wounded 61. HRW Urges Ending Impunity for Killings of Nigeria Shia Nigerian authorities failed to ensure justice for the killings of hundreds of members of the Shia IMN since 2015. EU Renews Congo Sanctions Ahead of Presidential Election The EU renewed sanctions against the ruling coalition’s candidate for presidential elections in Congo.