Morocco

Morocco police use water cannons against teacher rally

Anti-riot police swung into action after talks broke down with teachers demanding better work conditions.

Police use water cannons against teachers' protest in Morocco

Mali

UN: More than 130 killed in Mali ethnic attack

Survivors say traditional Donzo hunters carried out the deadly raid in Ogossagou early on Saturday.

UN: More than 130 killed in Mali ethnic attack on Fulani village

Mali

'Scores killed' after attack in central Mali village

Local officials say early morning attack leaves at least 110 dead, amid worsening ethnic violence in parts of Mali.

'Scores killed' after attack in central Mali village

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Death toll in Mozambique rises to more than 400

People have lost everything - their houses, food, clothes - and they're given barely enough food for one day.

Mozambique

Cholera, malaria, typhoid cases reported in Mozambique

Aid agencies raise alert over sanitation and lack of safe drinking water as risk of disease outbreaks grows.

Somalia

At least 15 dead in al-Shabab assault on Mogadishu

Plumes of smoke seen near labour ministry in downtown Mogadishu following blasts and gunfight.

Somalia: At least 15 dead in al-Shabab assault on Mogadishu

Counting the Cost

Algeria economy: Where has all the money gone?

As Algeria's oil wealth dries up and protesters demand change, we examine the economic challenges facing the country.

Zimbabwe

Humanitarian aid slowly penetrates Zimbabwe's inaccessible areas

Government and humanitarian agencies dispatch emergency response units to assist people in aftermath of Cyclone Idai.

Humanitarian aid slowly penetrates Zimbabwe's inaccessible areas

Middle East

New Algerian opposition group fails to reach consensus

The National Coordination for Change laid out plans for a transition, but received mixed reactions from protesters.

Algeria: New opposition umbrella group fails to reach consensus

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Survivors in Mozambique desperate for aid

After one week since cyclone Idai hit, the first help survivors got was some biscuits.

Africa

Cyclone Idai: Locals rescue stranded villagers in Mozambique

A fisherman uses his boat to rescue as many people as he could as they have been stranded due to floods.

Algeria

Now in fifth week, anti-Bouteflika protests intensify

Brandishing flags and chanting slogans, thousands gather in the capital to demand Abdelaziz Bouteflika step down.

Chad

Over 20 Chadian soldiers 'killed in Boko Haram raid'

Security sources say the assailants crossed over from neighbouring Niger before launching the overnight attack.

Over 20 Chadian soldiers 'killed in Boko Haram raid'

Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai: Families hunt for missing relatives in Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai is the worst storm to hit Zimbabwe since cyclone Eline in nearly 20 years.

Ghana

At least 60 killed as two buses collide in Ghana

The buses were carrying about 50 passengers each at the time of the crash in the Bono East region.

Ghana: Dozens killed after two buses collide head-on