Study blames "human-caused climate change" for floods that mainly struck Nigeria but also hit Niger, Chad and other African countries displacing over 1.4 million people.
The Elysee Palace has announced an end to France’s anti-militant operation in Africa’s Sahel region, but has left in its wake incidents of rights abuses committed by the French military yet to be prosecuted.
The attack took place in the border region between Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso where armed men killed a total of 11 people.
The incident took place in a town in the Diffa region close to the Lake Chad basin, a strategic area where the borders of four countries converge - Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.
The coalition, known as the Platform, said several hundred militants attacked its fighters and forced them to retreat near Talataye in the Gao region — long a hotspot for violence.
8th September is International Literacy Day. Millions of people worldwide still can’t read and write. We must do much better.
Armed men kill at least 100 people, mostly men, in northern Seytenga district, security officials say, but a local source claims provisional tally stood at 165.
Growing regional ties and cooperation are leading rapid economic recovery for Algeria and Türkiye, despite nearly two years of pandemic disruption and market volatility.
“A combination of violence, insecurity, deep poverty and record-high food prices is exacerbating malnutrition and driving millions to the fringes of survival,” according to the UN.
France supported the African country’s military-ruled government, angering Chadians and opening old wounds of the European country’s past colonial practices.
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.
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.
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