Morocco has accused Algeria of expelling 55 Syrian migrants across the countries’ shared border and criticised it for “inhumane behaviour”.
President Robert Mugabe’s grip on power has faced little recent threat from Zimbabwe’s splintered opposition, but efforts to forge a unified alliance in next year’s election could test his supremacy.
In South Sudan, where hundreds of thousands are on the brink of starvation and famine has been declared in two counties, children are struggling to learn because of lack of food.
Kenya’s military has said it killed 52 fighters with the extremist group al-Shabaab during an early morning attack on a camp in neighboring Somalia.
Human Rights Watch is urging suspension of military aid to Egypt after video showed troops appearing to carry out cold-blooded executions of detainees in the Sinai Peninsula, where the army is embroiled in battles with the Islamic State militant group.
Officials have warned villagers living near the Save River in southeastern Zimbabwe to move around in pairs for their own safety after a man was savaged by a crocodile.
Deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s central Kasai region has forced more than a million people from their homes over the past eight months, the UN says.
West African forces clashed with Gambian soldiers loyal to former leader Yahya Jammeh, shooting and injuring three who were guarding graves at his home, the soldiers have said.
The Kenyan army says it killed a number of al-Shabaab fighters in a dawn raid in neighbouring Somalia.
Egyptian forces have killed 21 extremists, at least 19 of them in an airstrike, the military says, including three senior figures of the Islamic State group’s affiliate in the restive Sinai Peninsula