Attackers dressed as traditional Dogon hunters targeted Fulani herders in the villages of Ogossagou and Welingara in Mopti region, officials say.
Attack ends on a government building in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police say, adding those killed also include deputy labour minister Saqar Ibrahim Abdalla.
The WFP has declared the flood crisis in Mozambique a level three emergency, putting it on a par with Yemen, Syria and South Sudan.
Protesters demand immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who is fighting for his political survival in the face of relentless protests and the desertion of long-time allies.
The deaths occurred after a head-on collision between two buses in Bono East region with local media saying the driver of one of the buses lost control after falling asleep.
A swathe of southern Africa scrambled for survival following a powerful cyclone that killed hundreds of people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, and displaced thousands of others.
Torrential rains were expected to continue into Thursday and floodwaters were still rising, according to aid groups trying to get food, water and clothing to desperate survivors.
Cyclone Idai could prove to be the deadliest storm in generations to hit the impoverished southeast African country of 30 million people.
A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique and 920,000 affected in Malawi, UN officials say.
While hunger-related deaths and health complications are on the rise, the government is unable to avert the crisis and aid organisations are asking for help.
Atiku Abubakar’s lawyer said the defeated candidate would challenge the "sham" result as he pledged to do so, after losing against the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari.
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has bowed to public pressure and withdrawn his bid for a fifth term in office, but his new plan would see him stay in power for months beyond the expiry of his term on April 28.
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