Morocco issues first permits for cannabis production
Farmers who organise into cooperatives in the northern mountain areas will be gradually allowed to grow cannabis to meet the needs of the legal market
Ancient Egypt excavation uncovers 2,000 mummified ram heads
Mummified ewes, dogs, wild goats, cows, gazelles, and mongooses were found in the temple along with the ram heads
29 African migrants die when boats sink off Tunisia
The latest loss of life comes in the midst of a campaign of arrests by the Tunisian authorities of undocumented sub-Saharan Africans
5 dead as migrant boats sink off Tunisia
The Coast Guard rescued 84 others, according to a judicial official
Kenyan opposition politicians arrested during protests
Protesters took to the streets to march against President William Ruto and the high cost of living
East Congo militants kill at least 22 in string of attacks
An official blamed the attack on the Allied Democratic Forces, a Ugandan armed group based in eastern Congo that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State
Malawians search for relatives buried under the mud as death toll jumps
The storm has pounded the southern African country as tropical Cyclone Freddy swept through the region killing more than 500 people
Malawians fear storm Freddy could make deadliest cholera outbreak
Heavy rains, floods and mudslides are making access to clean drinking water impossible for many