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Summary

  1. At least 160 people killed in inter-communal violence
  2. Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies in court
  3. No Ebola in Kenya, says health minister
  4. Ethiopia internet shutdown now in seventh day
  5. Nigeria attack kills 30 watching football match
  6. Bouteflika's businessman ally 'jailed'
  7. Banyana Banyana in do-or-die match
  8. Catholic church condemns Eritrea over clinic closures
  9. 'Gallows' promised for Sudan troops involved in violence
  10. Thousands share video of South African president dancing

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  1. Scroll down for Monday's stories

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    BBC Africa Live

    Damian Zane, Esther Namuhisa and Dickens Olewe

    That's all from BBC Africa Live for now. You can keep up-to-date with what's happening across the continent by listening to our Africa Today podcast or checking the BBC News website.

    A reminder of Monday's proverb:

    Quote Message: Beating drums and scratching your back do not go together." from A Mandinka proverb sent by Sheriff Drammeh, Raleigh, The Gambia, and Sidat Njie, Helsinki, Finland.
    A Mandinka proverb sent by Sheriff Drammeh, Raleigh, The Gambia, and Sidat Njie, Helsinki, Finland.

    Click here to send us your African proverbs.

    And we leave you this picture from South Africa shared by Instagram account EverydayAfrica:

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  2. 'Security forces want me dead'

    On 3 June a military crackdown on protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum left dozens dead.

    One man who was there has told BBC OS on World Service radio that his name is now on a "list of 168 people" that security forces want dead - and that he is being tracked.

    His answers have been voiced-up for his safety.

    Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the deputy chief of the ruling military council, has denied any wrongdoing by his paramilitary forces during the breakup of the sit-in protest.

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    Video caption: A protester tells the BBC he is being tracked by security forces
  3. Call for Sudan night-time rallies

    Mary Harper

    Africa editor, BBC World Service

    A Sudanese opposition movement has called on its supporters to start night-time rallies to protest against what it described as the massacre of demonstrators in the capital, Khartoum.

    The Forces of Freedom and Change called for the new protests to start across Sudan on Tuesday.

    Dozens of opposition supporters were killed earlier this month when a paramilitary group violently dispersed a peaceful sit-in outside defence headquarters.

    The demonstrators initially protested against the 30-year-rule of Omar al-Bashir.

    They continued to protest after he was deposed by the military, demanding a swift transition to civilian rule.

    Protesters pictured flashing the V-sighn in Khartoum, in January 2019.
  4. Nigeria suicide attack marks bloody weekend

    Mayeni Jones

    BBC News, Lagos

    Forty people were injured in the attack which took place in Konduga in Borno State
    Image caption: Forty people were injured in the attack which took place in Konduga in Borno State

    At least 30 people were killed in a suicide attack in a village video hall in Nigeria's north-eastern state of Borno.

    Another 40 were injured in the triple suicide bombing, according to the state emergency management agency.

    This latest attack comes at the end of a bloody weekend in northern Nigeria. There is rising concern of insecurity in other parts of the country.

    On Friday night an armed gang killed at least 34 people in the north-western state of Zamfara, which has been at the centre of a wave of attacks by bandits since the beginning of the year.

    The Boko Haram insurgency has been terrorising people in the north-east for the past decade, and has been the main area of focus for Nigeria's armed forces.

    But the triple suicide bombings in Borno on Sunday reflect just how complex the security challenges are.

    The government has said that Boko Haram and the rival Islamic State of West Africa Province (Iswap) group are on their last legs.

    But both the military and population of the north-east continue to suffer regular attacks.

    Although Boko Haram has lost a lot of the territory it held in the north-east in the last four years, it is still attacking soft targets in mosques, markets and public gatherings.

    Combine this with the ongoing banditry attacks in the north-west, and kidnappings across the country's highways, and the scale of the security challenges is daunting.

  5. '8 million Nigerian children' miss out on education

    BBC World Service

    The UN says about eight million children in 10 of Nigeria's states do not go to school.

    The UN children's fund said the average school enrollment rate in these areas was just 50%.

    The majority of those out of school are girls, and the states most affected are in northern Nigeria.

    Unicef said more than 10 million children were unable to access safe education, largely due to an Islamist insurgency in the north-east of the country.

    Hundreds of girls and boys have been abducted from their schools by Boko Haram jihadists.

    Uniformed schoolchildren in Nigeria.
  6. BreakingEgypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies in court

    Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the army in 2013, has died in court, state TV says.

    He reportedly fainted after a court session where he was facing espionage charges and subsequently died. He was 67.

    Mohammed Morsi
  7. BreakingNo Ebola in Kenya

    Anne Soy

    BBC Africa, Nairobi

    The Ministry of Health in Kenya has confirmed that there is no Ebola in the country.

    Laboratory results from the blood samples of a 36-year-old patient who was taken into isolation on Sunday were negative for Ebola.

    Her husband and two other contacts had also been quarantined.

    Health workers in the south-western town of Kericho said they acted out of caution in isolating the patient.

    She had a fever, headache, sore throat and was vomiting – symptoms that would indicate the presence of a number of infections, including Ebola.

    The news sent the town into panic and most businesses and offices closed early as people left the town out of fear.

    A coloured transmission electron micro-graph of a single Ebola virus.
    Image caption: Symptoms of the virus include a high temperature, headache, joint and muscle pain, sore throat, and severe muscle weakness.
  8. Mozambique and SA investigate border shootings

    Jose Tembe

    BBC Africa, Maputo

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    Authorities in Mozambique and South Africa are investigating an incident at the countries' border post on Sunday that ended with two Mozambican border police officers being shot dead.

    "Our police force and its South African counterpart are holding a joint meeting to establish the real causes that led to that incident", Mozambique police spokesman Juarse Martins told a local television channel.

    Brig Gen Mafi Mgobozi from the South Africa's National Defence Force (SANDF) said the force had sent a team to the border area to get more information.

    Other reports say the South Africans mistook the Mozambicans for poachers.

  9. 'Dozens killed' in DR Congo ethnic conflict

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    Fresh ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's north-eastern province of Ituri have killed at least 161 people, local officials say.

    Fighting between the Hema - who are herders - and Lendu farmers over grazing rights and political representation has led to tit-for-tat attacks in recent years.

    The latest violence was sparked by the killing of four Lendu business people last Monday, a national lawmaker from Ituri said, news agency Reuters reports.

    "Members of the Lendu community believed that these assassinations were the work of the Hema...This is why they launched several attacks on Hema villages," Pascal Kakoraki Baguma said.

    He added that the number of those killed could be higher and may include police officers.

    Jean Bosco Lalo, president of civil society organisations in Ituri, said 200 bodies had been found since last week in predominantly Hema villages, including the 161 mentioned.

    Ituri Governor Jean Bamanisa said authorities were still working to establish the exact death toll and declined to say who was responsible.

    He said the attackers tactics included "emptying out the villages, burning them and pursuing those who had fled to the surrounding areas with bladed weapons".

    In March 33 people were killed in another round of conflict between the two ethnic groups.

    Revenge attacks between the two groups in late 2017 and early 2018 killed hundreds of people and forced tens of thousands more to flee their homes.

  10. Chadian rebel arrested in France

    Mary Harper

    Africa editor, BBC World Service

    One of Chad's main rebel leaders has been arrested in Paris in connection with alleged crimes against humanity committed in Sudan.

    The exiled leader of the Union of Forces for Democracy and Development (UFDD), General Mahamat Nouri, is accused of committing crimes in Sudan between 2005 and 2010.

    Two other Chadian rebels were also picked up.

    The UFDD has been fighting the government of President Idriss Deby for years.

    In 2010 he was expelled from Sudan, from where he commanded his operations.

  11. Mozambique troops 'kill 26 Islamist insurgents'

    Jose Tembe

    BBC Africa, Maputo

    The army has increased patrols in northern Mozambique since the attacks began last year
    Image caption: The army has increased patrols in northern Mozambique since the attacks began last year

    Mozambique's security forces killed at least 26 Islamist militants in the insurgency-hit northern province of Cabo Delgado, according to a report in the independent Carta de Mocambique publication.

    It says that the soldiers stormed the insurgent's base on Thursday killing 26.

    At least 13 fighters were injured and taken to custody, according to state news agency AIM.

    The security forces also seized weapons, foodstuffs, and medicines at the camp, the report says.

    Orlando Mudumane, the spokesperson of the general police command in the capital, Maputo, could not confirm the story when the BBC contacted him.

    The insurgency in the region began in late 2017 and some analysts say the militants, who identity themselves as al-Shabab, have links to Islamists in East Africa.

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  12. Bouteflika's businessman ally 'jailed'

    A prominent backer of Algeria's former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been jailed for six months for holding two passports, news agency AFP reports quoting state media.

    Ali Haddad - who is also one of the country's top businessmen - was arrested in March on the border with Tunisia, in possession of two passports and undeclared currency, days before Mr Bouteflika resigned in the face of mass protests.

    He is among several businessmen linked to the former president's 20-year rule who have been targeted in an anti-corruption investigation.

    Last week, Algeria's Supreme Court ordered that former prime minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, be detained after he appeared before judges in connection with a corruption investigation

    Protesters holding out banner of Bouteflika allies
    Image caption: In March, these protesters are seen holding a banner of Bouteflika allies they want to see arrested. Mr Ouyahia is one of the men depicted.
  13. Kenya patient 'does not meet case definition of Ebola'

    The Kenyan government has moved to calm fears that Ebola has spread to the country.

    Earlier, it was reported that a woman who had Ebola-like symptoms had been put in isolation at a hospital in the south-west of the country.

    Health Minister Sicily Kariuki has said that that was a precautionary measure.

    "The patient does not meet the case definition of Ebola," she told journalists at the country's main airport where she was inspecting Ebola control facilities.

    The patient's blood is being tested for Ebola and the results are expected at 16:00 local time (13:00 GMT).

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  14. Banyana Banyana in do-or-die match

    Stanley Kwenda

    BBC Africa

    South Africa's Banyana Banyana face a do-or-die match against Germany at the Fifa Women’s World Cup at the Stade de la Mosson in Montpellier on Monday night.

    They need nothing short of a victory in their last group game over the two-time world champions to keep their hopes alive of qualifying for the last-16 round.

    The World Cup debutantes lost their first two matches to Spain and China but they are not yet out the tournament.

    They can still qualify for the next round with a win against Germany as one of the four best third-placed teams.

    That will however depend on what happens in the other match in their group between Spain and China, plus permutations in other groups.

    A victory for South Africa will go down as a shock in this tournament, even though Germany has already qualified for the next round.

    In Germany they face the second-highest ranked team at this tournament and one of the teams showing their best form. They have not conceded a goal so far.

    South African players are however up for the challenge.

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    Meanwhile, the Super Falcons of Nigeria who are also looking for a last-16 qualification play hosts France in Rennes.

    There's been a lot of focus on this match from French newspapers and TV stations.

    France has already qualified for the next round, but will want to seal a top spot finish in their group to avoid facing one of the stronger sides in the last 16.

    Having won one game and lost another, a point might be enough for Nigeria to seal a place in the next round.

  15. Dozens killed in SA road accident

    At least 24 people were killed following a road accident involving a minibus taxi and a bus in South Africa's north-western province of Limpopo on Sunday, the spokesperson for the department of transport has said.

    Ayanda-Allie Paine said the minibus - which was reportedly returning from Youth Day celebrations in the province - was overloaded by an additional 10 people.

    The victims of the fatal crash were all in the minibus.Three occupants of the bus were injured, News24 reports.

    "It is alleged that one driver lost control of the vehicle and collided head on with another one on a sharp curve,The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said:

    "This was the bloodiest weekend we have experienced and it again points to recklessness and negligence by drivers," the RTMC CEO Advocate Makhosini Msibi said in a statement on Monday.

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  16. Nigeria attack kills 30 watching football match

    BBC World Service

    The emergency services in Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed in multiple suicide attacks in the north-east of the country.

    Forty others are reported to have been wounded.

    The bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall where people were watching a football match on television.

    The attack is believed to have been carried out by the Islamist Militant group Boko Haram, which has been operating in the region for years.

  17. Prescription drugs sold illegally in Uganda

    The BBC has uncovered evidence that life-saving drugs meant for the sick have been stolen and sold on illegally.

    Africa Eye has been undercover in Uganda to expose how some health workers there are at the heart of criminal networks:

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    Video caption: Prescription drugs sold illegally in Uganda
  18. Kenyan patient had 'fever, headache and joint pains'

    Anne Soy

    BBC Africa, Nairobi

    Woman looking at screens with a heat test
    Image caption: People at the borders and airports in the region are monitoring people coming into the country

    The woman in south-west Kenya who is being tested for Ebola went to hospital with a fever, headache, joint pains, sore throat and she was vomiting.

    She had been treated for malaria in a smaller hospital but her condition was getting worse.

    She was re-tested for malaria and the results were negative. It's at that point that the health workers referred her to the Kericho County Referral Hospital, which has an isolation unit.

    She later developed diarrhoea but I'm told her condition is now improving.

    The private clinic referred her "out of caution" since she had travelled to the border with Uganda.

    But it's important to note that the area she visited was in the east of Uganda. The outbreak that was confirmed last week was in the west of the country, bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo.

    Her blood samples have been taken to Nairobi to be tested for Ebola.

  19. Ethiopia internet shutdown now in seventh day

    An internet blackout affecting many parts of Ethiopia is now in its seventh day.

    The service resumed in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Friday afternoon but appears to be down in much of the rest of the country, the BBC's Kalkidan Yibeltal reports.

    It has returned sporadically over the past week, but not for long periods of time.

    The text messaging service has also been shut down since Thursday.

    The closure of the services coincides with nationwide exams, which some say may be the reason for the shut down.

    There has been speculation the measures are aimed at trying to stop students cheating, but the authorities have not confirmed this.

  20. Ethiopia's Genzebe runs fastest 1500m of season

    Genzebe Dibaba

    Ethiopian world record-holder Genzebe Dibaba ran the fastest 1500m this season at the IAAF Diamond League series in Morocco's capital, Rabat.

    She clocked 3:55.47 setting an African all-comers record.

    “I am happy with my performance and it’s great running in Africa... Based on my level and performance, I feel ready for the World Championships,” Athletics Weekly quotes her as saying.

    A record nine athletes broke 4:01 in the race.