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Tensions are growing in Ghana following Wednesday's presidential election, as main opposition NPP urge incumbent president to admit defeat.
President-elect Adama Barrow has promised political prisoners will be freed.
The commission said the website, which was down for four hours, is now running again.
The arrest follows a travel ban and a freezing of Azza Soliman's assets in November.
Protesters in English-speaking areas call for an end in the use of French, and perceived disenfranchisement.
Children around the world draw pictures of what they would like to receive from Santa Claus this Christmas.
Jammeh, in power since 1994, lost to former businessman Adama Barrow of the United Democratic Party.
Algeria's government has launched an operation to put an end to illegal immigration.
Dozens of women and children – some of them migrants from sub-Saharan Africa held captive by Isis – escaped or were released from militant-held territory.
South Sudan has accused its neighbour Sudan of aiding Riek Machar's rebels, something Khartoum denies.
Former adviser to ex-PM Tsvangirai, Alex Magaisa tells IBTimes UK of unity plans ahead of 2018 poll.
The town was the Islamist terror group's major centre of power in Northern Africa.
Former child soldier Ongwen is charged with 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Commission already postponed vote once as fears grow nation could plunge into chaos over new delay.
The IDF's Desert Reconnaissance Battalion makes use of Bedouin soldiers' tracking skills.