At least two people have been killed, and a further 60 injured, following an explosion, at a waste burning site, in Benin.
At least 32 people have been killed, and a further 66 wounded, following suicide bombing attacks, on a town in northern Cameroon.
France has warned its citizens against travel to a national park, in eastern Burkina Faso, due to reports of Malian jihadists threatening to kidnap foreigners.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new military alliance, consisting of 34 predominantly Islamic nations, aimed at combating terrorism.
At least three people have been killed, following twin suicide blasts, by suspected Boko Haram militants, in northern Cameroon.
At least 18 people have been killed, following an attack, by suspected Boko Haram militants, on a village, in southern Niger.
At least four people, three civilians and a soldier, have been killed, following a double suicide attack, by Boko Haram militants, in Niger.
At least two soldiers have been killed, and a further four wounded, following an ambush, by Boko Haram militants, in Niger.
At least 11 Boko Haram militants have been killed, by Cameroon’s military troops, in a town, in northern Cameroon.
As many as 40 migrants are thought to have drowned off the coast of Libya, after their inflatable boat sank near to the Libyan shoreline.