The explosion hit a convoy carrying supplies in the north of the country, an area where Islamist militants have escalated attacks in recent years.
A rift threatens to tear apart Libya's unity government. The country's parliament elected Fathi Bashagha to replace Abdul Hamid Dbeibah as interim prime minister. But Dbeibah is refusing to go – and still has the backing of the United Nations.
A nighttime curfew was ordered in Blue Nile state after days of violence between the Berti and Hausa tribes. The military coup in October is blamed for a security vacuum that has reignited long-standing disputes.
Multiple violent attacks during the weekend attributed to Islamist militants have claimed over 30 lives in the West African country.
Liverpool FC and eyewitnesses have challenged claims from French authorities that British fans were to blame. Kick-off had to be delayed by half an hour, as police fired tear gas outside the stadium.
A massive fire at a commercial building in India's capital has killed at least 27 people and injured many others. Officials said the building was not equipped with fire safety equipment.
At least 50 people have been killed and dozens abducted by gunmen in Plateau state in central Nigeria, residents and a community leader said on Monday. It is the latest in a spate of attacks by armed gangs in central and northern parts of Africa's most populous nation.
27 Dec 2021
Over 30 people have been killed near the Myanmar village of Mo So, with activists and local media blaming the massacre on junta troops. Two people from Save the Children remain missing.
26 Dec 2021
Violence between fishing and herder communities has left at least 25 people dead in Cameroon's Far North region. Thousands of residents have fled to neighbouring Chad.
8 Dec 2021
A massive fire in Burundi's capital kills at least 38 people; Benin's opposition candidate is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason; and we go to DR Congo where those suffering from HIV/AIDS are hesitant to seek treatment because of stigma.
2 Nov 2021
A high-rise collapses in Lagos, Nigeria with dozens feared trapped inside. Rescue efforts are underway, in a search for construction workers caught in the wreckage. And African leaders say Time's Up when it comes to fighting climate change at the Cop26 Summit in Glasgow. The leader of the Seychelles said his country was 'already gasping for survival' and was 'scared of rising sea levels'.
28 Aug 2021
Afghan refugees in India queue up outside US, UK and Australian embassies in the hope of getting visas for themselves and their families. 21-year-old Adeeba Qayoumi, an Afghan refugee says she is outside the embassy "to find any solution, to find any visa program which we can apply for".