Juvenal Musabimana, also known by his nom de guerre Jean-Michel Africa, killed alongside four of his bodyguards following a firefight in Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province, army officials say.
PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth's Militant Socialist Movement wins 35 of the 62 seats up for grabs while its rivals, the Labour Party and the Mauritian Militant Movement, bag 15 and 10 seats respectively, the election commission says.
The rival leaders were to have formed a unity government by November 12, but after meeting in Uganda for six hours, they said that security and governance issues needed to be resolved before they could form a government together.
Libya’s ambitious warlord, Khalifa Haftar, continues his attack on the country’s capital held by the UN-recognised Tripoli government - but this time he has Russian backing.
Ntaganda, 46, was found guilty in July on 18 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity for acts committed when he was military operations chief at the Union of Congolese Patriots militia in east Democratic Republic of Congo in 2002 and 2003.
It was the third deadly attack suffered by the Canadian firm Semafo in 15 months in the West African country, which is battling growing violence.
Nigeria launched a crackdown on illegal religious schools and rehabilitation centres in late September. Nearly 1,500 people have been rescued since September.
Artist Yinka Shonibare's programme aims to bring painters, sculptors and other creatives to the West African nation's commercial capital, Lagos.
The motive for the murder in the town of Lwemba in the troubled Ituri region was unknown, but it came as health authorities were set to introduce a new vaccine against the disease in unaffected areas.
The remaining crew on the MV Bonita notified local authorities, and the vessel docked at the port city of Cotonou, following the incident.
Mali was hit by two large-scale attacks on the country's military on Friday, in which at least 54 people have been killed. Another attack on a French army convoy in the Indelimane area on Saturday left one French soldier dead.
The attack deals another blow to the West African country's military, which is still reeling from deadly raids in late September in which 38 soldiers were killed.
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