United Nations peacekeepers killed four civilians when they fired into a crowd seeking refuge in western Central African Republic.
Airstrikes carried out by the Libyan National Army on an airbase in the centre of the country have killed two people and wounded another 13.
Gunmen in the Central African Republic have stormed a Bangui hospital twice in the last five days with the intention of killing patients.
Prolonged and worsening drought conditions across Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya means that more than 11 million people are facing severe hunger.
Al-Shabaab militants stormed a hotel in Bosasso, killing four guards, while two of the attackers also died, a senior official said.
When Megan Nobert took up a humanitarian posting in war-torn South Sudan, she never expected to be drugged and raped - especially not by a colleague.
The government of Mozambique is confident of a breakthrough in the ongoing talks to end renewed terror that has been plaguing the country.
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai will take action against deputy president who claimed that he was involved in the 1980s atrocities.