Warrant for Ivory Coast’s Guillaume Soro expires
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Lawyers for Ivory Coast's parliament speaker, Guillaume Soro, say a warrant, issued by a French judge in connection to a lawsuit filed by Michel Gbagbo, hasn't been renewed. Abidjan says Soro has diplomatic immunity. Also, Ghana fires 20 judges and magistrates over corruption.
In Ethiopia, the government warns that some 10 million people will be reliant on food aid by next month. The country is experiencing one of the most crippling drought in years, a situation aggravated by the El Nino weather phenomenon.