The blast occurred at Kalam in the Lake Chad region, which has been battered by attacks from militants crossing from neighbouring Nigeria.
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns of foreign interference in Libya, including delivery of sophisticated equipment and number of mercenaries involved in fighting there.
Over 3,000 people have been arrested in more than a week of protests following the killing of popular singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa, a hero to many Oromo who saw him as the voice of their marginalisation.
The developing countries are feeling the devastating effects of Covid-19 — the poor are the worst hit.
The Egyptian government's National Council for Women says that it had received 400 complaints and enquiries about violence against women from 1 to 5 July.
The explosions due to landmines and explosives planted by Haftar’s militia are a potential violation of international law, says UN Support Mission in Libya.
Progress in these 17 nations might have doubled or even tripled were it not for Western interference and corrupt partners on the ground.
At least 10 doctors and six journalists have been arrested since the virus hit Egypt in February, according to rights groups. Other health workers say they have been warned by administrators to keep quiet or face punishment.
Forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA) had taken control of the Al Watiya airbase, 140 kilometres (90 miles) southwest of Tripoli, from warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias in May.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, though it comes not long after a splinter faction of Boko Haram warned civilians that they could be targeted if they helped humanitarian groups or the military.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected almost 11.5 million people and claimed over 534,000 lives. Here are updates for July 5:
Pop star Hachalu, a member of the Oromo ethnic group, Ethiopia's largest, was shot dead by unknown attackers in Addis Ababa on Monday night, fuelling ethnic tensions.
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