At least 38 people have died in Ethiopia after the bus they were travelling in plunged off a cliff, officials say.
At least 17 people have been killed following the collapse of a large rubbish mound onto homes in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo.
At least 184 people have been killed following an attack by suspected militants on Egypt’s restive North Sinai province, state media said.
At least 312 people are believed to have been killed, and more than 1,000 others affected, following a large mudslide near Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.
At least 18 people were killed and several others injured following an attack by gunmen at a cafe in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou.
At least two French police officers have been shot and wounded, after attempting to arrest a suspected radical Islamist on the Indian Ocean island of Réunion.
At least 20 children have been killed, after a minibus crash near the South African capital, Pretoria.
At least one policeman has been killed, and three others wounded, after gunfire opened fire on a checkpoint, near Egypt’s St Catherine’s monastery.
At least 26 have been killed, and a further 50 were injured, following an explosion inside a church in Egypt’s Nile Delta, whilst a second blast occurred outside a church in the city of Alexandria.
At least six people have been killed, following a plane crash in eastern Zimbabwe, near the country’s border with Mozambique.