At least 312 people are believed to have been killed, and more than 1,000 others affected, following a large mudslide near Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone.
At least 50 people have been killed, and a further 120 injured, after a Nigerian air force jet accidentally carried out an airstrike on a refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria.
A local Red Cross worker has reportedly been shot dead by gunmen in the town of Gao, in northern Mali.
At least 25 people have been killed, after a fuel tanker crashed and exploded on a motorway in Kenya.
At least one person has been killed, and several others wounded, following violence, between police and opposition supporters, in the Ugandan capital city, Kampala.
As many as 10 people have been killed, following a suicide bombing, at a busy marketplace, in northern Nigeria.
At least 32 people have been killed, and a further 80 wounded, following a bomb blast at a market, in northeastern Nigeria.
An aid worker, from the United Arab Emirates, has been shot dead, by unidentified gunmen, in the southern Yemeni port of Aden.
Anti-government protesters have attacked an ambulance, killing an injured policeman, following unrest over a proposed new constitution, in Nepal.
At least 28 people have been killed, and a further 75 are wounded, following two bombings, claimed by Islamic State militants, at a mosque in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.