Mostly sunny. Mild.
As soon as the sun is up, people in southern Tunisia rush out to buy a glass or bottle of legmi, a coveted date palm drink that is too delicate to be sold far from the oasis.
The wife of Gerco van Deventer, the South African paramedic who has been held hostage in Libya since November 2017, has pleaded for his return, saying his family needs him.
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, chanting revolutionary songs and waving national flags after the country's military rulers and opposition coalition signed a hard-won constitutional declaration.
Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule.
The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session.
Libyan authorities have buried the bodies of 46 migrants after they were plucked from the sea following one of deadliest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean so far this year.
Sudan's military said Wednesday it had arrested a top general and several others over a foiled coup attempt announced earlier this month.
Just days after protest leaders and Sudan's ruling generals agreed a power sharing deal, key issues remain after talks were postponed Friday.
The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir.
Tens of thousands of Algerians have taken to the streets to celebrate their country's independence from France and continue calls for a new democratic leadership in the wake of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation in April.
Youssef Chahed says he is ready to take on the role, a week after his party announced he would run for the top position.
The internationally recognised Libyan government has accepted an offer by the United Nations for a ceasefire during the Eid al-Adha religious holiday.
At least 40 people have been reported killed and dozens injured after an air strike hit a wedding ceremony in southwestern Libya, according to media reports.
Wearing a crown of flowers, "Cleopatra" the donkey delighted villagers in central Morocco by bucking the trend to clinch top prize in a beauty pagean, in the village of Beni Ammar.
Four Sudanese school students are among five demonstrators shot dead during a rally against shortages of bread and fuel, a day before protest leaders and ruling generals are set to hold new talks on the country's transition.
Tunisias 92-year-old president Essebsi has died, the president's office says.
British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move.
A Moroccan court on Thursday condemned three Islamic State group supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mountains.
Deliberately withholding medical treatment in Egyptian prisons and elsewhere amounts to torture, according to experts.
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