Two Dutch soldiers have been killed, and another seriously wounded, following a training accident, as part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission, in Mali.
The death toll for an attack, claimed by al-Qaeda militants, on a beach resort in Ivory Coast has risen to 16, including four Europeans, officials have said.
At least five people have been killed, after unidentified gunmen opened fire, at a beach resort, in the Ivory Coast.
At least ten people, nine prisoners and a prison guard, have been killed, after an attempted prison break was thwarted, in Ivory Coast.
At least five Islamist militants have reportedly been killed, by Malian troops, near the country’s border with Burkina Faso.
Three African men have been found critically ill, in a car attempting to enter a Spanish territory in North Africa, squeezed into hidden compartments.
Gunmen have attacked, and briefly seized control of, a village in southern Mali, close to the country’s border with Ivory Coast.
At least 12 people have been killed, following an attack by Islamist gunmen on a town in western Mali, near the country’s border with Mauritania.
At least 48 child slaves have been rescued by police in Ivory Coast, in a series of raids on plantations in the country’s western region, arresting 22 people on suspicion of trafficking or exploiting children.
At least 18 migrants have been found dead in the Sahara Desert, near the town of Arlit in Niger, showing an often unseen side of the current migrant crisis.