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Mozambique ruby mine attacked

Artisanal miners torched a car belonging to miner Gemfields’ Mozambique operation and attacked the occupants with pickaxes, injuring three employees and a security contractor,...

Attack on Tripoli port stops talks

Libya’s internationally recognised government halted UN hosted talks to halt war over the capital after eastern forces shelled Tripoli port, missing a gas tanker...

Nigerian aid worker hub targeted – UN

Islamist militants attacked a facility housing aid groups in north-east Nigeria at the weekend in what the UN warned is an escalation in violence...

10 dead in Kenya bus attack

Kenyan police officers were among those killed when gunmen suspected to be from Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a bus near the border...

Mali military patrol attacked

Twenty-four Malian soldiers were killed and 29 wounded in an attack on an army patrol in northern Mali which also saw 17 militants killed,...

Sixteen die in Ethiopian attack

Armed men killed at least 16 people and injured two dozen others in a small village in north-eastern Ethiopia, a local police official said,...

Aid convoy attacked

Six people are missing following an attack on an aid convoy in north-east Nigeria, an international aid organisation said with sources stating it was...

Three killed in attack near Libyan oilfield

Two guards and a soldier were killed and another four people kidnapped in a suspected Islamic State attack targeting Libya’s Zella oilfield, a security...

Niger well attack leaves eight dead

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Armed men killed eight people in a late night attack on French drilling company Foraco's water well site in south-eastern Niger. "A...

Red Cross workers injured in DR Congo ambulance attack

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Three International Committee of the Red Cross volunteers helping bury an Ebola victim in eastern DR Congo were injured in an attack...

Humanitarian convoy attacked in South Sudan

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One person died when unidentified gunmen attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of UN children's agency UNICEF north...

Attack shuts major Libyan oil ports, production slashed

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Major Libyan oil ports Ras Lanuf and Es Sider were closed and evacuated on Thursday after armed brigades opposed to the powerful...

UN aid boat attacked

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Unidentified forces attacked a UN aid vessel off the Yemeni port Hodeidah at the weekend and started a fire in the engine...

UN camp in Mali attacked

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A UN peacekeepers' camp near Kidal in Mali came under rocket fire shortly before a visit by the prime minister, the first...

Thirty dead in attack on cattle herders

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Unidentified attackers killed more than 30 cattle herders in the Nigerian state of Adamawa, a police spokesman said. The attack, in the Numan...

DR Congo militants ambush and kill travellers

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Militants ambushed about 30 civilians in north-eastern Congo and killed a number of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army,...

Ivory Coast military bases attacked

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Gunmen attacked military bases in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan and the northern city of Korhogo on Saturday, but were repulsed,...

South Sudan vice presidential convoy attacked

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Gunmen attacked the vice president's convoy in South Sudan wounding three bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich...

Aid convoy attacked in South Sudan

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Gunmen attacked an aid convoy in famine-hit South Sudan, killing two people and wounding three, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. The...

South Sudan rebels say government troops attacked their base

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Rebel forces in South Sudan said government troops attacked their garrison in a town in the north on Tuesday and they threatened...

Nigerian state-run pipeline attacked by militants

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Militants in Nigeria have attacked a crude oil pipeline on the outskirts of Warri, a city in the Niger Delta, which is...