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 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.
A US commando has reportedly been killed, and three others wounded, following a raid on suspected militants linked with al-Qaeda, in Yemen.
A leading figure within al-Qaeda, who became prominent in their Syrian offshoot Nusra Front, has reportedly been killed in a drone strike, in Syria.
At least seven people have been killed, and a further 15 wounded, following a suicide bombing attack, in southeastern Yemen.
Gunmen, reportedly al-Shabaab militants, have attacked a beach restaurant, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, following a car bombing.
The Syrian jihadist group Nusra Front, or Jabhat al-Nusra, has announced it has split from al-Qaeda, whose leader purportedly gave his blessing to the separation.
At least 13 people have been killed, following a suicide bombing attack, on the African Union’s main peacekeeping base, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
At least 10 people have been killed, following attacks by two suicide bombers, on two military checkpoints, in Yemen.