Ethiopia's ruling coalition is expected to meet this week to choose a new prime minister, most likely from the populous Oromo ethnic group to try and dampen the discontent behind recent anti-government demonstrations.
Ethiopia ruling coalition to nominate new prime minister
Seven people died in a raid by suspected Ugandan extremist rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the latest in a string of deadly cross-border attacks, officials said Sunday.
7 dead in east DR Congo raid blamed on Ugandan rebels
Burkina Faso began investigations into the simultaneous attacks on the French Embassy and army headquarters in the capital by an Al-Qaeda-linked group on Friday. Four French military experts are expected later Sunday in Ouagadougou.
Burkina Faso investigates simultaneous attacks
Egypt's military said on Sunday four soldiers and 10 Daesh members were killed in a military operation in Sinai against the terror group.
Four Egyptian soldiers, 10 gunmen killed in Sinai
Nearly 30 people, including civilians and soldiers, have been killed when gunmen launched a coordinated attack in Burkina Faso's capital, targeting the army headquarters and the French embassy.
Gunmen attack army headquarters, French embassy in Burkina Faso
Four United Nations (UN) peacekeepers were killed in central Mali on Wednesday after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by suspected militants.
Killed in (Peacekeeping) Action: 4 UN soldiers die in Mali
A worker of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and five other education workers have been killed in an attack in the Central African Republic.
UNICEF worker killed in Central African Republic
At least two Nigerian soldiers have been killed and four injured in an ambush by Takfiri militants from the Boko Haram terrorist group in northeastern Nigeria.
Boko Haram Takfiri terrorists kill two soldiers in northeastern Nigeria
More than 100 girls missing for a week after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeast Nigeria have been kidnapped, the government says for the first time.
Nigeria admits missing girls have been ‘abducted’
An administrative official was snatched over the weekend from one of Cameroon's restive English-speaking regions in the second such kidnapping in a fortnight, state media reported on Monday.
Cameroon official kidnapped in restive northwest

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