Armed militants in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian volunteer in a raid on a village in the southeast of the country, while shooting and wounding five residents, police say.
Gunmen in Kenya abduct Italian volunteer, shoot locals
The number of hungry children in West Africa's Sahel region has reached a 10-year high in 2018 due to a lack of rain, conflict and increasing food prices, a United Nations agency said on Friday.
UN: Number of hungry children at 10-year high in Africa's Sahel
Russia has denounced France's "egotist" behavior in Africa and has urged the country to recognize its peace efforts in the continent at the United Nations Security Council.
Russia slams France's 'historical egotism' in Africa, asserts diplomatic presence
An Islamist rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo received money from a financier linked to Islamic State, suggesting tentative ties between the Congo insurgents and other jihadists in Africa and beyond, a report said on Thursday.
Financier of Islamic State paid money to rebel group in eastern Congo: report
Tanzania’s second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold $10 million worth of aid money, citing concerns over human rights abuses and “unacceptable homophobic comments” made by a government official.
Tanzania loses Denmark aid over rights concerns after World Bank scraps loan
The UN has sounded the alarm over fighting in eastern DR Congo, warning that violence, which is unfolding alongside an Ebola outbreak, could hamper next month's elections.
UN concerned about fighting in eastern DR Congo
Leaders of Libya’s rival governments have met one on one in the Italian city of Palermo, where they have been invited to attend a conference and discuss peace in the North African country.
Libyan rivals meet one on one in Italy’s Palermo
Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.
175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak
Hundreds of villagers fled their homes in Nigeria's northeast late on Saturday after an attack by militants from the Boko Haram group, militia officials and witnesses said.
Hundreds flee after Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria

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