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News24’s breaking news wire service brings you the latest South African, African and international news reports and press updates from newsrooms across the country. | Egypt accuses UN of seeking to 'politicise Morsi's natural death'

Cairo says the UN's call for independent probe into Morsi's death is a "deliberate attempt to politicise a natural death". | Sudan army ruler calls on protest leaders to hold unconditional talks

Sudan's army ruler has called on protest leaders to resume talks on the transfer of power without any conditions, as tension between the two sides remain high. | African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation

Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said. | Gunmen kill soldier, three others in central Nigeria: police

Gunmen killed a soldier and three other people in an attack in north-central Nigeria, state police have said. | 38 killed in attacks on Mali villages

Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country. | Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government. | SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist

The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates. | UN calls for 'independent' probe into death of Egypt's Morsi

The UN human rights office called Tuesday for an "independent inquiry" into former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death while in state custody. | 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN

More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says. | Egypt's former president Morsi quietly buried in Cairo

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has been buried, as the UN backed calls for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom. | Sudan protesters urge night rallies amid impasse with military

Protest leaders say 'revolutionary escalation' has begun to pressure military generals to hand over power to civilians. | Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi buried in Cairo, says lawyer

Egypt's first freely elected leader, who has been in jail for the last six years, collapsed and died in a court. | WATCH: Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies during trial

Mohamed Morsi, who was 67, had been in custody since he was ousted by the military in 2013 after mass protests. WATCH NOW. | Egypt slammed for Morsi's 'terrible but predictable' death

Egyptian government failed to allow Morsi "adequate medical care", leading to his "entirely predictable"' death, Human Rights Watch says. | Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in court

Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has died in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court. | 30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria

Thirty people have been killed in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services have reported. | Sudan general vows 'gallows' for perpetrators of deadly crackdown

A top Sudanese general as vowed to send to the "gallows" those who carried out a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this month that killed dozens and left hundreds wounded. | WATCH: Sudan's Bashir charged on corruption in first public appearance since ousting

Fallen Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was Sunday seen in public for the first time since being ousted, as he was driven in an armed convoy to the prosecutor's office. | Gay man turns to sex work in SA to survive after fleeing Malawi

Fearing persecution after being outed as gay, Adil fled Malawi leaving behind his well-off Muslim family and four-year-old son. | EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls

European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections.

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