Nigeria Air plans stall before take-off

Nigeria has suspended plans to relaunch its national airline two months after the attempt to revive the carrier was announced.

Equatorial Guinea demands Brazil returns seized $16m

Equatorial Guinea has demanded that Brazil hand back more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches confiscated from a delegation accompanying the president's son, Teodorin Nguema Obiang.

Uganda bans rallies by supporters of pop star ahead of his return from U.S

Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security forces.

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