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    580 civilians killed this year in central Mail: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:39pm on June 27, 2020

    Unrest in central Mali, plagued by jihadist attacks and inter-community violence, has killed 580 civilians so far this year, the United Nations said Friday. Michelle...

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    Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:38pm on June 27, 2020

    A woman who gave birth at sea was among 93 migrants rescued off Libyan shores as they tried to reach Europe, but six others died...

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    Al-Qaeda North Africa confirms chief is dead: SITE

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 11:49pm on June 19, 2020

    Al-Qaeda’s North Africa wing has confirmed that its Algerian chief Abdelmalek Droukdel is dead, according to SITE, the US watchdog for extremist groups. France said...

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    Thirteen killed, many missing in Ivory Coast mudslide

    Agence France-Presse . Abidjan, Ivory Coast | Updated at 11:24am on June 19, 2020

    Thirteen people died on Thursday while others including children were missing and feared dead in a mudslide which flattened homes and suspended rail tracks in...

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    Dozens of Malian troops dead in attack

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:10am on June 16, 2020

    Dozens of troops were either killed or are missing after jihadists ambushed their convoy in central Mali, military sources said on Monday. About a dozen...

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    Two UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:21am on June 15, 2020

    Armed men have killed two UN peacekeepers in a region of northwestern Mali wracked by jihadist violence, the United Nations said Sunday. A logistical convoy...

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    IS jihadists kill six people in attack on Nigeria town

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 04:54pm on June 14, 2020

    Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group killed six people on Saturday in an assault on a strategic garrison town in restive northeast Nigeria, security...

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    Botswana capital in lockdown after new virus cases detected

    Agence France-Presse . Gaborone, Botswana | Updated at 12:13am on June 14, 2020

    Authorities in Botswana declared a strict lockdown in the capital Gaborone from Saturday after the discovery of 12 new cases of the coronavirus. Under the...

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    Coronavirus closure protest leaves 3 dead in DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 11:30pm on June 10, 2020

    At least three people died during a protest by hundreds of demonstrators in the DR Congo capital against the coronavirus lockdown closure of the city’s...

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    At least 59 villagers killed in Nigeria Jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:09am on June 10, 2020

    Fighters from an Islamic State-linked jihadist group on Tuesday killed 59 people in a raid on a herding village in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, local...