At least 37 people have been killed, following a car bomb attack on a military base, in the northern Malian city of Gao.
At least 50 people have been killed, and a further 120 injured, after a Nigerian air force jet accidentally carried out an airstrike on a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria.
At least two people, reportedly a professor and a child, have been killed, following three suicide bombings, at a university in northeastern Nigeria.
At least seven people, reportedly five students and two staff, have been kidnapped by gunmen from an international school in southern Nigeria.
At least three people have been killed, and a further 11 injured, following an explosion at a restaurant in Somali capital, Mogadishu.
A local Red Cross worker has reportedly been shot dead by gunmen in the town of Gao, in northern Mali.
At least two people have been killed, and five others wounded, following a suicide bombing at a Christmas market, in northern Cameroon.
At least 34 civilians have been killed, following attacks by militias in eastern DR Congo over the weekend.
A hijacked domestic flight from Libya, carrying 118 people, has landed in at Malta’s international airport.
More than 20 people have been killed, following clashes between protesters and security forces in DR Congo, after the country’s president failed to give up power.