The Nigerian government has promised a string of reforms in response to the protests, including the disbanding of SARS. But many young people doubt whether this will root out the country's notorious culture of corruption.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, however, said the government agreed that in the eastern provinces where active conflicts persist "MONUSCO will gradually consolidate its footprint.”
The attack happened overnight in the remote village of Baeti, the administrator of Beni territory in North Kivu province said.
A boat carrying 200 people sank a few hours after leaving a Senegal fishing town, marking the deadliest shipwreck recorded this year by the UN migration agency.
The result of presidential elections cannot be contested in Tanzania, though the parliamentary outcome can be challenged.
The United Nations human rights office says Tanzania has become a human rights crisis under President John Magufuli who stifled media, civil society and opposition voices.
Tanzania and Zanzibar – an Indian Ocean archipelago and a semi-autonomous state of the East African country – are due to elect their presidents and lawmakers in Wednesday's election.
The White House's announcement of the normalisation of relations between Sudan and Israel came as Washington said it was removing Khartoum from a state sponsors of terrorism "blacklist."
Following the disputed presidential election last week, at least 21 people have been killed in violent protests in Guinea.
UN-recognised Government of National Accord signs security pact with Doha, a deal condemned by its rival in the North African country.
Voters on the Tanzanian mainland and semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers after an energetic campaign which saw massive turnout for both the ruling party and opposition.
Egyptians officials say Daesh laid booby traps in civilian homes when they were forced to evacuate the town of Bir al Abd in July.
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