The headmistress of a school in Nigeria calls on the government to do more to save teenage girls abducted by suspected Islamist militants.
Dozens of people are killed in a cattle raid in a remote herders' camp in South Sudan's northern Warrap state, local officials say.
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, wins a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote.
The UN expresses outrage at a deadly attack on one of its bases in South Sudan, saying it could "constitute a war crime".
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