13 Jul 2010 - 01 Sep 2021
In Libya, pro-Gaddafi's forces gain the upper hand
Pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya are making rapid advances on the last rebel-held cities.
US throws weight behind a no-fly zone over Libya
US wants UN Security Council to consider more than a no-fly zone over Libya to protect civilians.
Life in Ivory Coast grows bleaker
The Ivorian population getting trapped in growing conflict between supporters of both presidential claimants.
At least 18 killed in fighting in Somalia
Fighting between al-Shabab fighters and AU backed government troops kills 18 and injures dozens in Mogadishu.
Libyan government forces gaining ground in the west
Libyan rebels lose the last stronghold west of Tripoli to pro-Gaddafi forces.
Increased violence in Ivory Coast's main city
Fears in Ivory Coast that Abidjan violence may reach tipping point.
Niger's newly elected president
Mahamadou Issoufou beats rival Seini Oumarou to Niger's top job.
Bucking Bukavu's music scene
Boko Haram sect strikes fear in northern Nigeria
Radical Muslim group has been waging war with Nigerian security forces in Borno state.
Liberia lacking funds to meet the needs of Ivorian refugees
Tens of thousands of Ivorian refugees have been spilling into neighbouring Liberia to escape the fighting.
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