Parents and daughters reunited after more than two years. Terror group Boko Haram has freed 21 of the schoolgirls from Chibok kidnapped en masse in 2014. Around 200 remain in captivity, though.
An election motorcade has been ambushed in Nigeria's Borno state, with at least four people reported dead. Responsibility has been claimed by jihadist insurgents. State governor Kashim Shettima survived.
Maurice Kamto and other MRC opposition figures have been arrested over protests challenging October's election. The MRC accused President Biya of trying to "decapitate" the opposition.
Voters in several African nations, including Nigeria and South Africa, are headed to the ballot box in 2019. But despite the numerous elections, experts don't expect much change on the continent.
Nigeria's army has revoked a ban on UNICEF imposed after claiming it held workshops to train spies for Boko Haram. The group's Islamist insurgency has killed over 27,000 people since 2009 and left 1.8 million homeless.
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