BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed overnight and Tuesday morning in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi during heavy clashes involving war planes and rockets between government special forces and Islamist fighters, medical sources said.
DAKAR (Reuters) - West African airline Asky has suspended flights to and from Sierra Leone and Liberia amid increasing concern at the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the region, its said on its Web site.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) would like a local company to buy mines being sold by Anglo American Platinum but it will not try and influence the deal, the party said on Tuesday.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African manufacturing workers started returning to work on Tuesday after accepting a wage deal from employers, ending a four-week strike that dealt a blow to growth in Africa's most advanced economy.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday gave a preview of a summit he will hold with African leaders next week, saying African nations should look inward for solutions to economic woes and not make "excuses" based on a history of dependence and colonization.