922,000 refugees fled the Democratic Republic of the Congo last year – more than left Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan.
The world’s fastest police car is a Bugatti in Dubai with a top speed of 253mph. Dubai police also have an Aston Martin, a Ferrari, a Bentley and three Porsches.
At the end of 2016, unemployment in South Africa was running at 26.5%
Zambia’s planning minister, Lucky Mulusa, is considering moving the capital from Lusaka and building a new one at Ngabwe in the centre of the country.
The World Health Organization has appointed Ethiopia’s former health minister as its first African director-general.
A 73-year-old Australian, out fishing off the coast of New South Wales, escaped with a bruised arm after a nine-foot-long Great White shark jumped into his boat.