Tribal clashes over the past week in Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur have killed around 100 people, the U.N. refugee agency and a tribal elder said Monday, the latest surge in violence in the restive region.
Gunmen killed at least 21 people, including children, in an attack on a Catholic church in southwest Nigeria on Sunday, local officials said, in violence that drew widespread international condemnation.
Over 500 civilians died in attacks carried out by armed forces and extremist groups in Mali from January to March this year, the United Nations said in a report that detailed a rapid unravelling of an already desperate security situation.
Tunisia's powerful labour union said it would hold a national strike over wages and the economy after refusing to take part in a limited dialogue proposed by the president as he rewrites the constitution.
Tunisia's political parties pledged to fight President Kais Saied's decision to exclude them from key political reforms including the drafting of a new Constitution, accusing him of seeking to consolidate autocratic rule.
The U.N. is warning that 18 million people in Africa’s Sahel region face severe hunger in the next three months, citing the impacts of Russia’s war in Ukraine, the coronavirus pandemic, climate-induced shocks and rising costs.