At least 38 Boko Haram militants were reportedly killed, following a series of operations, carried out by soldiers from Niger and Chad.
At least two people have been killed, and a further 60 injured, following an explosion, at a waste burning site, in Benin.
Protesters in Gabon have clashed with police, and set the parliamentary building on fire, during demonstrations against the result of the country’s presidential election.
Around 6,500 migrants have reportedly been rescued, off the coast of Libya, following a major operation by the Italian coastguard.
Gunmen, reportedly al-Shabaab militants, have attacked a beach restaurant, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, following a car bombing.
At least 13 people have been killed, after two car bombs were detonated, during an attack on a local government building, in central Somalia.
At least 30 civilians are believed to have been killed, reportedly by suspected rebel fighters, in eastern DR Congo.
A Chinese guide has stabbed and killed a tourist, also believed to have been a Chinese citizen, at a game reserve, in Kenya.
Nearly 100 people have reportedly been killed, following clashes between demonstrators and security forces, during protests in Ethiopia.
At least eight civilians have reportedly been killed, following an attack by rebel fighters, in the eastern DR Congo.