Ivory Coast protesters rally against President Ouattara's run for a third term

Ivory Coast: A group of around 50 demonstrators block a road in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, to protest President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term in office in October elections.

Mozambique: Islamist militants occupied Mocimboa da Praia, a key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique on Wednesday following days of renewed attacks, a military source and local media said.

Ethiopia: Authorities have detained more than 9,000 people after deadly clashes last month, the state-run human rights commission told Reuters, raising fears that a government hailed for reforms is returning to the iron-fisted tactics of past administrations.

South Africa: Hundreds are left homeless after a joint eviction operation between the Red Ants, who are known for their eviction tactics on illegally occupied land, and the South African Police Service, in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg.

Sierra Leone: For the last five months Dr. Gudush Jalloh and his team drive through the streets of Freetown in a converted ambulance to treat neglected dogs abandoned by their owners.
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