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Niger replaced two top military brass on Monday, four days after a jihadist assault on an army base left 89 dead in the biggest single loss in the country's history.
French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Niger to pay homage to 71 soldiers massacred in a jihadist attack earlier this month, the president's office announced Tuesday.
Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Gambia's capital Banjul demanding that President Adama Barrow respect his pledge to quit after three years in office.
Twenty-four Malian soldiers and 17 jihadist fighters have been killed in clashes in the east of the country, the army says, as security in the west African nation deteriorates further.
One peacekeeper has been killed and five others were wounded after a roadside bomb exploded in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the UN mission MINUSMA has said.
Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country.
A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced.
A brewing humanitarian emergency has reached catastrophic levels in northeastern Nigeria, with MSF calling for a massive relief effort in order to help those desperately in need.
After accounting for more than 50% of all polio cases worldwide, Nigeria was removed from the list of polio-endemic countries in 2015. The emergence of two new cases of polio has signaled a setback for the country that aimed to be polio free by 2017.
The internal displacement of people has become a significant concern in Nigeria. More than two million people have fled their homes because of the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast with millions more displaced by other causes.
Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government has said.
Security experts say that in the arsenal of jihadist groups, whose insurgency is shaking the Sahel state of Burkina Faso, the improvised explosive device (IED) is one of the deadliest weapons.
A group of 47 men has appeared in a Nigerian court charged with homosexuality, a crime punishable by 14 years in prison in the country, their attorney has said.
Nigeria's ruling party has won the key oil-rich state of Bayelsa, the electoral body said, a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari's growing influence in opposition strongholds.
The former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, has been hailed by jubilant supporters as he crossed the Senegalese capital in a convoy during the night, following his release from prison.
Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said.
Nigeria's controversial prophet and founder of the Synagogue Church Of All Nations, TB Joshua, has reportedly claimed that "fake" pastors and prophets "are worsening poverty levels in Malawi".
The Nigerian Army has reacted to a recent video released by Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, stating that the commander clearly has a mental issue.
Nigeria needs to face up to the unpalatable truth that military force alone will not win the deadly war against Boko Haram, and start discussions about peace building, writes Abdul-Jalilu Ateku.
Nigeria's Asset Management Corporation has sealed off a top mall belonging to an opposition member of parliament, Ben Murray-Bruce, in the heart of the country's capital, Abuja.
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