KINSHASA (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen killed at least 14 people, including two health workers, on Saturday in an area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where militia violence has hampered efforts to contain an Ebola outbreak, authorities said.
MORONI (Reuters) - Authorities in Comoros on Sunday placed the governor of strife-torn Anjouan island under house arrest on charges of instigating unrest in the province, as the government sent in more troops to quell the violence.
YAOUNDE (Reuters) - Cameroonian President Paul Biya won re-election with 71 percent of the vote, the state television network said on Twitter on Monday, extending Biya's 36-year rule and cementing his place as one of Africa's longest-standing rulers.
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria has deployed a special police force to restore calm in the northern state of Kaduna following communal violence that killed 55 people in the last few days, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday.
N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Two of six critically endangered black rhinos relocated to Chad in May have died, Zakouma National Park's management said, undermining efforts to restore their population in Chad after a nearly 50-year absence.
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia has revived plans it suspended two years ago after protests by animal rights activists for the controlled slaughter of up to 2,000 hippos over the next five years, its tourism minister said on Monday.