Dozens of people have been injured, following violent clashes, in Guinea, in the buildup to the country’s presidential election.
At least two soldiers have been killed, and a further four wounded, following an ambush on their convoy in central Mali.
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.
Malian army troops have reportedly killed five gunmen in clashes with an armed militant group in the country’s central Mopti region.