Rockets fired at village near Timbuktu, one killed. Follows suicide attack in town of Tabankort.
Six Bulgarian U.N. aid workers who were detained by rebels in Sudan's strife-torn South Kordofan region have been released, the Bulgarian foreign ministry said Sunday
The shelling created panic among residents with many presuming that Boko Haram was making attempts to storm into the city.
On Friday, the AU Peace and Security Council approved the deployment of 7,500 troops to Nigeria to fight Boko Haram
South Sudanese leader has accused IGAD of "taking custody" of the country.
Six bodies were found washed ashore on Morocco's Boukana beach, close to a Spanish enclave that is a regular destination for migrants earlier on Friday.
AU commissioner for peace and security Ismail Chergui said that the AU will approve deployment of 7,500 African Union troops to fight Boko Haram in Chad, Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.
Commissioner Turner told AA they will have Kenyan forces flown to Britain to be trained
38,000 children are severely malnourished and need life-saving medical treatment and therapeutic food.
Nearly 400,000 children had their education disrupted ias a direct result of the ongoing crisis.
Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) whose estimated 1,400 fighters include ethnic Hutu soldiers, have been at the heart of years of conflict in central Africa's Great Lakes region.
Outside Ebola epicentres, tourists slowly returning.
Libya's warring sides agree to resume peace talks in Libya following two rounds of Geneva negotiations.
23 teachers were killed by Al-Shabaab militants in November
Central African Republic government says rejects ceasefire deal made in Kenya between two militia groups.
"The delays caused by political infighting have affected progress" the U.N. special envoy to Somalia told.
Ethiopia says new railway to Djibouti to start in early 2016
After the tropical storm Madagascar's government appealed for international aid.
NGOs detail failures of criminal justice system in dealing with children.
Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) was holding the Bulgarians captive.