Following his election victory with securing 57.87 percent of the vote, Burkina Faso's Roch Kabore pledges dialogue in his troubled country "for peace and development".
As the country gears up to celebrate its independence, many Nigerians wonder if the country is heading in the right direction.
Deposed president Keita was hospitalised in the capital Bamako, six days after he was released from detention by the ruling junta, which seized power on August 18.
With Mali experiencing another coup amid widespread protests, could the country fall back into chaos?
Fighters from Daesh West Africa Province drove into remote Felo village in Gubio district in the early afternoon, shooting fleeing residents and running them over with their vehicles.
Liberian President George Weah hopes to appeal to music lovers across the West African nation of some 4.5 million people to ensure Covid-19 does not spread further.
The island nation has sent around 1,200 healthcare workers largely to vulnerable African and Caribbean nations but also to rich European countries such as Italy that have been particularly hard hit by the novel coronavirus.
As Turkey has deliberately slowed down its economy and asked people to stay at home, African communities try to make ends meet.
Ebola was on the brink of being declared over, but new cases have propped up alongside the emergence of the coronavirus.
The Security Council cannot do much about dealing with the coronavirus itself or addressing the economic consequences of the pandemic, said Richard Gowan, UN director for the International Crisis Group think-tank.
Training doctors and investing in health care was key to suppressing previous lethal outbreaks in the Kerala state of India, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.
The only way to counter the diminished writ of Somalia's central authority is to strengthen community action.
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