European leaders warned Libya's internationally recognised prime minister on Wednesday against allowing Turkish troops on Libyan soil or agreeing to a natural gas deal with Turkey to avoid worsening the latest turmoil in the country.
Libyans have expressed opposition to Turkey's troop deployment in the country, insisting that Libya's internal issues should be addressed by Libyans.
A bomb exploded at a busy junction in Mogadishu on Wednesday, wounding at least 11 people, the head of the rescue service in the Somalia capital has said.
Four Kenyan school children were killed in a gunfight on Tuesday between police and al Shabaab militants from Somalia who attacked a telecommunications mast in the third such deadly incident in Kenya this week, police and an official said.
Forces aligned with Libya's internationally recognised Government of National Accord said on Tuesday they had withdrawn from the strategic coastal city of Sirte to avoid bloodshed, after their eastern rivals rapidly entered it and took control.
At least 30 people have been killed and many more injured in a bomb blast in northeastern Nigerian, local sources told Reuters late on Monday (January 6).
Kenyan police arrested three men suspected of trying to break into a British army camp in Laikipia in central Kenya on the same day Islamist insurgents attacked another base used by US and Kenyan forces, according to a police report seen by Reuters.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said he intends to modify the constitution ahead of an October presidential election seen as a test of the country’s stability.
Nigerian police have been placed on a heightened state of alert after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military commander in Iraq sparked fears of public disturbances in the West African country, the police said on Sunday.
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkish military units had started moving to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj’s internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli.
Three Americans - one US military servicemember and two contractors - were killed by Somalia's al Shabaab militant group during an attack on Sunday on a military base in Kenya used by both US and Kenyan forces, the US military said.
Somalia's al Shabaab militant group attacked on Sunday a military base in Kenya used by both the United States (US) and Kenyan forces and published pictures of masked gunmen standing next to an aircraft in flames.
Somalia's militant group al Shabaab has attacked a military base in Lamu County in Kenya that is used by both US and Kenyan forces.
Fourteen people were killed and nine wounded in a bomb attack on a bus bringing children back from a school break in northern Burkina Faso on Saturday, two security sources and a police source said.
African Union Commission Chair, Moussa Faki Mahamat has expressed deep concern at the deteriorating situation in Libya.
Eastern-based Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar said on Friday (January 3) a national war was being fuelled in his country by Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan, who he called a "deranged Turkish sultan".
Violence in Sudan’s West Darfur region over the past week has left at least 65 people dead and more than 50 injured, as well as displacing thousands, an international peacekeeping mission has said.
The losing candidate in Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election filed a Supreme Court challenge on Friday to former prime minister and ex-army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo’s victory in a run-off, a court spokesman said.
Flights were suspended until further notice at the only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli on Friday due to rockets falling nearby, an airport official said.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on Thursday pardoned dozens of prisoners including a prominent economist jailed for giving interviews to foreign media, saying it was a goodwill gesture to rejuvenate the country’s stalled peace process.
Armed assailants on Thursday killed three people and injured two others in Kenya's Lamu county, a coastal region near the border with Somalia, police said.
Tunisia’s designated Prime Minister Habib Jemli submitted a proposed cabinet to President Kais Saied on Wednesday, but he has not yet publicly announced the names of cabinet ministers.
Former prime minister and ex-army general, Umaro Cissoko Embalo, has won Guinea-Bissau’s presidential vote, the electoral commission said on Wednesday but his opponent complained of fraud and vowed to contest the result in court.
At least 24 people were confirmed killed after a camp for internally displaced people was attacked in Sudan’s West Darfur, an international peacekeeping official said on Wednesday, as top officials arrived to try to calm the violence.
The Arab League urged the warring sides in Libya not to do anything that might enable the deployment of foreign fighters in the North African country and worsen its conflict.
Former Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister and ex-army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo won Sunday's presidential election with 54% of the vote, the electoral commission said on Wednesday.
Angola has frozen the assets of Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country’s previous leader, in a sign that President João Lourenço is taking a tougher line against the former first family.
2019 marked Nigeria's 6th election in 20 years since Africa's biggest democracy returned to civilian rule after decades of military government.
Charles Ble Goude, an ally of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, has been sentenced in absentia to 20 years in prison by a court in Abidjan for his role in the civil war that followed the 2010 presidential election, his lawyers said.
A Sudanese court sentenced 29 members of the national intelligence service to death by hanging on Monday over the killing of a teacher in detention in February during protests that led to the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir.