At least one soldier has been killed, and another was wounded, after a roadside bomb exploded in the semi-autonomous Puntland region of Somalia.
Kenyan troops have reportedly killed at least 31 suspected al-Shabaab militants in a raid on their base in southern Somalia.
At least 40 police officers are thought to have been decapitated, following an ambush by militia fighters in central DR Congo.
At least four soldiers have been killed, following the detonation of a roadside bomb in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, in Egypt.
At least four people have been killed, and a further 18 injured, following multiple blasts at camps for people who have fled Boko Haram, in northeastern Nigeria.
At least 18 people have been killed, and a further 22 injured, after a large tree fell into the pool they were swimming in, at the base of a waterfall, in Ghana.
At least 48 people, many believed to have been children, have been killed, following a landslide at a large rubbish dump in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
At least five people have been killed, and around 10,000 people were forced to leave their homes, after a cyclone made landfall in northeastern Madagascar.
At least 110 people have died from hunger in the past 48 hours, following a severe drought in a region of Somalia, according to the country’s Prime Minister.
At least people have been killed, following an ongoing ethnic violence between villagers and semi-nomadic herders, over grazing land and water, in central Nigeria.