[RFI]The Signatories in Blood group, led by Algerian jihadi Mokhtar Belmokhtar, has threatened more attacks against French and other interests in Niger after Thursday's double suicide bombings that claimed more than 20 lives.
[RFI]Eritrea celebrates its 20th anniversary of independence on Friday with state-run media describing festivities across the country. But Amnesty International has decried the alleged human rights abuses committed by the one-party government run by President Isaias Afewerki, asserting that some 10,000 people are being held in jails.
[SciDev.Net]Geneva -Playing games is helping to engage communities with the complex scientific information used to forecast natural disasters, as well as encouraging people to take steps to mitigate future risks, experts say.
[Deutsche Welle]Islamist groups have carried out suicide bombings at a Niger military base and a French-owned mine. The assault came in response to a French-led military operation this year which ousted Islamists from northern Mali.
[SW Radio]The new Constitution that was formally gazetted by Robert Mugabe on Wednesday makes his desired June election date technically unlawful, with months worth of preparations constitutionally required.