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A Turkish helicopter carrying military officers crashes in the country's north-east, killing seven of the 15 people on board, the army says.
The former head of Sierra Leone's army, Maj Gen Nelson Williams, who was kidnapped in Nigeria last week has been freed, officials say.
Pilots of the EgyptAir jet that crashed in the Mediterranean in May battled to extinguish a fire, the cockpit voice recorder reportedly shows.
Workers in Zimbabwe go on strike over unpaid salaries, affecting schools and hospitals, a day ahead of a suggested national shutdown called by activists.
Shia militants who fought alongside the Iraqi army in Falluja may have seized nearly 900 civilians - believed to be Sunni - and killed nearly 50, the UN says.
DJI has updated its app to allow drone owners to fly its aircraft into restricted areas they were previously prevented from entering.
Tanzania bans the smoking of shishas or water pipes - popular with young people - over concerns of links with drug or alcohol abuse.
Turkey charges 17 more suspects - allegedly including foreigners - over the devastating bombings at Istanbul's Ataturk airport last month.
Four members of a so-called Islamic State cell dismantled in the Belgian town of Verviers last year are jailed for between eight and 16 years.
In our series of letters from African journalists, media trainer Joseph Warungu takes a satirical look at why, in the aftermath of the UK referendum, Britain could now qualify for a place in the African Union.