Nigeria's police chief on Tuesday called for the Biafran separatist group to be "destroyed to the last man" after a dramatic attack on a prison in southeastern Nigeria at the weekend that saw more than 1,800 inmates escape.
Major changes could be in the offing to Tanzania’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, President Samia Suluhu Hassan said she would name a committee of experts to advise her government on anti-virus measures.
At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in tribal clashes since Saturday in El-Geneina, the capital of West Darfur, the latest deadly violence in the troubled western Sudanese region, the United Nations said Monday.
An intermediary involved in the October release of four hostages in Mali claims that Malian officials paid 2 million euros to jihadists for one of the hostages, the late Malian opposition leader, Soumaïla Cissé.