Nigeria's military said attacks by militants from Boko Haram and a splinter group affiliated with Daesh had "necessitated the contiguous nations of the Lake Chad basin to jointly launch this massive onslaught."
A joint effort will be required to overcome the potential spread of the pandemic on the African continent.
"It's the first time we have lost so many men," President Idriss Deby Itno says, after visiting attack site in Lac province, which borders Niger and Nigeria.
A stampede was triggered during the distribution of food and money, $13.75 per person, in Diffa, the main town of a southwest region of that name that abuts Nigeria and Chad.
TRT World spoke to Guma al Gamaty, the Special Envoy of UN-recognised Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Sarraj, who explained how warlord Khalifa Haftar's misadventures are delaying peace-building in wartorn Libya.
For more than a decade, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has devoted a lot of his time to cultivating friendly relations with African countries, and his 2020 tour to the continent is part of that long-standing approach.
Libya is at war with itself, but how did we get to this point?
The US is moving to add more countries to its travel ban list, US President Donald Trump says, but gives no other details, saying changes would be announced soon.
A woman set off explosives in a crowd in Kaiga-Kindjiria, a town that has been attacked by Boko Haram militants in the past.
France and five Sahel region nations agree to combine forces against militants in volatile region, leaders say after a summit in Pau, southwest France, with President Macron pledging 220 more troops to reinforce Barkhane operation.
In a conversation with TRT World, GNA leader Feyaz al Sarraj shone a light on some critical aspects of the Libyan conflict, including the militias that control large parts of the country.
Northern Mali's population is fast dwindling as people flee desertification, drought and armed conflict only to end up in places where they face increased competition for resources.
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