After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love.
The Nigerian military said three protesters were killed but the toll appears to have been much higher.
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There have been scenes of commotion as security forced fired tear gas at demonstrators.
Six people died in protests last Wednesday when demonstrators and security forces clashed. Soldiers opened fire on the protesters.
The protesters - many of whom were traders - fired shots in the air, burnt tyres and torched vehicles.
Three people have reportedly died in The Gambia after police shot them while they were protesting against pollution.
Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo, two days after a similar protest was broken up by the police.