At least 25 people have been killed, and a further 49 wounded, following a bombing at a major church in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
A video released by the Islamic State purports to show the shooting and beheading of about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
Somali militants, following their attack on Garissa University College, have vowed to wage a long war with Kenya, and their their cities ‘red with blood’.
A three-day lockdown has been enforced by the government of Sierra Leone in order to slow the spread of Ebola, ordering the entire population to stay at home.
At least 100 men, including nine boys, have been kidnapped by Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, according to an influential sheikh in the region.
Militants from the Islamic State, or ISIS as they’re also known, have seized the town of Qaraqosh, Iraq’s largest entirely Christian town and have driven out all residents.