At least 56 people were killed and some 177 wounded after two female suicide bombers carried out a terror attack on Friday in the city of Madagali in Nigeria's northeastern Adamawa State.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has rejected the outcome of the presidential election in the country, in which he lost to opposition’s Adama Barrow.
At least 56 people were killed and 177 others were injured in a suicide bombing in northeastern Nigeria, local media report.
The tallest land animal, the giraffe, is now at risk of extinction according to a conservationist. The giraffe population has shrunk to nearly 40 percent in just 30 years and the situation is getting worse.
Despite being Africa's largest country surface-wise and having forty million inhabitants, which is much more than neighboring countries such as Morocco, Tunisia and Libya, Algeria has produced only a fraction of jihadists and Daesh supporters.
The UN WFP requires $13.7 million to quickly provide Kenyan refugees with food and cash.
Several countries in West Africa have agreed to tighten their air quality standards and end imports of high-sulfur diesels from Europe, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said Monday.
A UN inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by its peacekeepers in Central African Republic identified 41 possible perpetrators, the UN Internal Oversight Office said Monday.
In an apparent attempt to restore stability in the beleaguered country, Libyan armed forces have declared a state of emergency, temporarily putting all democratic processes on hold.
US airforces hit 63 Daesh fighting positions near the Libyan city of Sirte, according to the US military’s Africa Command.
Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court ruled Saturday that an article of the country’s protest law that bans all street demonstrations not sanctioned by police is unconstitutional, local media reported.
Clashes between the Tripoli's two largest armed militias and an alliance of radical Islamists were taking place in two main districts in the south of the Libyan capital, according to local media.
According to Africa Command, US forces carried out three airstrikes against the Daesh near the Libyan city of Sirte on Thursday.
Global warming, as an effect of human-induced climate change on Earth, has been described as a threat multiplier, a terrorist breeding ground, a cause of the coming Southeast Asia destabilization, and a contributor to the rise of terrorist groups including Boko Haram and Daesh.
Decentralized and small government able to manage the crisis is the only political solution for Libya, former Prime Minister of the country Mahmoud Gebril said on Thursday.
Three Russian sailors have been taken hostage by Nigerian pirates aboard a Greek vessel off the coast of Benin, a Russian Embassy in Nigeria official said Thursday.
The outgoing Obama administration recently broadened the umbrella of the war on terror by placing the jihadist Somali group al-Shabaab (the youth) under armed conflict legislation drafted by Congress to target terrorist groups involved with the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Three Cabinet minsters urged South African President to resign.
The EU Council had extended the EU anti-piracy military operation at sea off the Horn of Africa until 2019.
Libya can not participate in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil cuts for the foreseeable future, according to the statement of Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC).
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