As violence aggravates existing crises, 15% of Burkina Faso's population is currently faced with food insecurity, and 1 in 10 children suffer from malnutrition, says the Red Cross.
Al Shabab terror group claimed responsibility for the attack which left at least 4 dead and several others wounded.
Raid on displaced persons' camp in Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of Congo leaves 14 people dead, a local civil group says, while a monitor of violence blames CODECO militants for the killings.
The case of Laurent Bucyibaruta is the fourth that came to the court in relation to a genocide that killed an estimated 800,000 Tutsis in 1994.
Calls by sponsors for lifting the state of emergency, release of political prisoners and scrapping the freedom-restricting laws “provide a suitable atmosphere for the dialogue.”
Attack on gold mine in Ituri, northeast of Democratic Republic of Congo, leaves at least 35 people dead and many missing, local officials say.
A group of gunmen on motorcycles entered the villages of Damri, Sabon Garin and Kalahe in coordinated attacks on Friday afternoon, shooting people as they tried to flee.
South Sudan recorded a total of 31 cholera infections including one death of a seven-year-old child, as the outbreak followed a steady rise in diarrhoea cases in the affected areas.
At least 12 people have been killed in an attack on northern Burkina Faso's Dori-Gorgadji road, while armed men have freed around 60 prisoners from a jail in Nouna town.
Domestic flights in Nigeria have been disrupted since March as some started to cancel internal schedules while others delayed operations, citing scarcity of jet fuel.
Specialists' report presented to UN Security Council says the situation in South Sudan is far from a change and the peace deal has become a lucrative venue for elite power politics.
Eleven recordings, widely shared in the North African country allegedly feature Nadia Akacha, who was Saied's closest advisor for around two years before quitting in January.
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