Senior al-Shabaab militant responsible for multiple bombings killed in operation, says information minister
A Red Cross official told AFP meanwhile that smaller mudslides had occurred since Monday in eastern Freetown and in Sierra Leone's second city of Bo, with the rainy season far from over.
Part of a mountain engulfed "a fisherman's camp after heavy rains caused a landslide" the deputy governor of Ituri province, Pacifique Keta, told AFP.
The continent’s population displacement reaches record levels in 2017, says UN report
Death toll may rise further after suicide bombers target car parking lot in northeast Borno state
Aid donated by humanitarian group for children in drought-stricken nation
Regional security, Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam to top agenda of talks, Sudanese FM says
Grace Mugabe fails to appear after reportedly turning self into police to face assault charges
Al-Werfalli, born in 1978, is a senior commander in the Al-Saiqa brigade, an elite unit which defected from the Libyan National Army after the uprising against longtime dictator Moamer Kadhafi in 2011.
United Party for National Development vice president Geoffrey Mwamba was acquitted of assault and damage to property
Ghassan Salama replaced Martin Kobler as UN’s Libya envoy earlier this month
But as officials spoke of entire communities washed away in mudslides, rescue efforts were hampered by a lack of equipment and the challenges posed the search and excavation work.
Police shot dead 34 striking demonstrators in 2012 but no prosecutions to date, Amnesty International says
Turkish national among dead in Ouagadougou gun attack
However, after nearly a week in limbo in which businesses remained shut and workers stayed home, Nairobi came back to life on Monday with many unable to afford any more time away from their livelihoods.
"The suspected extremists fired on the UN mission at Douentza from a hill," a local elected official told AFP.
Police refute claims it is killing people citizens, hiding bodies in bags
Ali Zeidan captured from central Tripoli hotel
Mukhtar Robow, known as Abu Mansoor, removed from US' list of wanted terrorists after deserting militant group in 2013
The 72-year-old told his supporters to stay at home and out of the way of police, after the international community beseeched him to send out a message to try to halt protests which have left 16 people dead since Friday night.
This total includes one death in Kisumu county and one in Siaya already reported by AFP Saturday.