Oceanium, an association of amateur divers in the West African state of Senegal, removed hundreds of kilos of plastic rubbish in the waters around the island of Goree off the capital Dakar.
The protests for better roads began on August 23 in the western city of Kayes, and have since then spread to other regions of the West African country.
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the country would disembark the migrants stranded for two weeks aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea after six European countries agreed to accept all of them.
Liverpool opened its bid to end a 30-year English title drought by beating Norwich 4-1 on Friday, with four goals in the first half against the Premier League newcomers.
Algeria has been rocked by months of protests finds a moment of unity as the country wins the African Cup of Nations for the second time.
The Desert Foxes laid claim to the title in a gripping match after a 29-year dry spell.
Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever experiments have shown.
A member of the forgotten African-Palestinian community, Mahmoud Jiddah was born in Jerusalem around the time of the Nakba. He grew up witnessing the takeover of Palestine and joined in the resistance against Israel’s occupation of his home.
Senegal President Macky Sall comfortably won another term in office in last Sunday's election, provisional figures showed on Thursday, giving him five more years to finish a raft of modernising projects.
The EU observation mission said its overall assessment was "quite positive" among the polling stations it observed.
Voters are choosing whether to give President Macky Sall a second term in office as critics accused him of having blocked the strongest opposition candidates from running against him.
The 26-year-old Liverpool star beat fellow nominees, Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win African football's 2018 Player of the Year.
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