More than 700 people have perished as a result of a cyclone and floods in southern Africa.
At least 60 people were killed, including nine children, after a head-on collision between two buses in central Ghana.
The death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could be as high as 1,000, President Filipe Nyusi has said.
Fifty-five Boko Haram militants were killed in the past two days following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Benin and Niger.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and South Africa Speaker of the National Assembly in a meeting on Thursday in Cape Town, agree on expansion of political and economic ties.
President Hassan Rouhani has called for further development of Iran-Ghana economic and business ties.
The main rival of Algerian President withdrew from the presidential elections.
Algerian police fired tear gas at protesters who threw stones near the presidential palace in central Algiers.
Sudanese President delegated his powers as head of the ruling National Congress Party to its deputy head.
Dozens of people have been killed in a wave of violence related to presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria.