Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39
MOGADISHU A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia elected a new president.
CARACAS Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami on Tuesday denounced "imperialist aggression" a day after the United States accused him of masterminding an international network that shipped drugs to Mexico and the United States.
"TRUTH is invincible and we will see how this vile aggression will be dispelled," he said on Twitter.
(Reporting by Alexandra Ulmer)
HARARE Zimbabwe's people and the ruling ZANU-PF party see no viable alternative candidate to President Robert Mugabe for general elections in 2018, state media quoted him as saying on Sunday.
DAKAR For one Gambian government minister, the ceremonial swearing in of President Adama Barrow marked the new dawn of a democracy he was jailed 22 times for trying to defend - once for every year autocratic ex-ruler Yahya Jammeh was in power.