Here’s Richard Nta with our news bulletin at this hour.
- Spain rescues close to 200 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea as Italy steps up calls for other European countries to help with the migrant crisis.
- Algeria's army chief is calling for the country to hold presidential elections this year. The country has been without an elected president since Abdelaziz Bouteflika was removed from power in April.
- Former Inter Milan player McDonald Mariga on Monday quit football to try his hand in politics. Mariga will represent Kenya’s Jubilee Party in a by-election for a parliamentary seat in Kibra constituency.
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