A plague outbreak in Madagascar has killed at least 74 people and 805 cases have been reported so far. The government has deployed resources to curb the disease, but many obstacles remain.
Madagascar struggles to contain plague outbreak (Video)
The death toll from twin bombing attacks in Somalia’s capital rose to more than 200 on Sunday, a minister said, as emergency crews pulled more bodies from burned cars and demolished buildings after the Saturday blasts.
Somalia truck bomb attacks kill over 200 (Video)
A suicide bomber killed 13 other people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, a police official said that the deadliest attack in over a month as the conflict with Boko Haram stretches into its ninth year.
More than a dozen die in Nigeria suicide attack
Security sources said more than 50 police officers have been killed by armed militants in Egypt’s Western desert during a raid on a suspected rebel hideout. Several more police are said to have been injured.
Egypt: dozens of police killed in desert ambush by militants
Two car bombs in separate parts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu killed at least 22 people on Saturday and injured several others, police said.
Police: Car bombs kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu (Video)
Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country’s deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing.
Somalia’s president to announce ‘state of war’ as death tolls rises to 358
A senior official from Kenya's electoral commission resigned and left the East African country saying next week's polls will not be credible.
Akombe electoral official resigns ahead of poll
A plague epidemic has killed 94 people on the island of Madagascar and could spread further, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Plague kills 94 in Madagascar, WHO working to prevent spread

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