Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback kill at least 24 in northern NigeriaUN rights chief arrives in Central African RepublicAt least 50 AMISOM troops dead & 50 others missing in AlShabaab attack on military base in Somalia Eastern Libya struggles to attract oil buyers in row with TripoliNigeria retakes border town from Boko Haram135 rifles & 770 rounds of ammo voluntarily surrendered to state police in Nigeria, incl. 84 rifles,by a gang leaderCambodia requested taking refugees from Australia’s Nauru detention campSomali militants overrun base for African Union forcesWest African archipelago hit in rare hurricane strike A Princeton-based research team found epidemics could be tracked through calling patternsBoko Haram kills nearly 80 in NE Nigeria villages7 bodies wash up on Libya beach Syrian army destroyed hideouts & strongholds of terrorists in Lattakia province, killing dorensNigeria's security agency says arrested 20 suspected Boko Haram chiefs Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern NigeriaTwo French journalists arrested in blackmail of Moroccan kingPresident Buhari granted licences to 65 Nigerian companies to construct modular refineries23 dead as Madagascar troops battle cattle rustlersLast Ebola patient in Sierra Leone literally danced out of treatmentU.N. envoy confident Libya factions can seal deal around September 10ISIS captured 2 strategic villages Herbel & SandafSome 50 migrants found dead in boat off LibyaSouth Sudan's president says will sign peace deal despite concerns African leaders gather in South Sudan peace deal signingSuicide bombers kill officer in northeastern Nigerian cityEast African leaders head to South Sudan to witness peace deal Youth march marks 500 days since Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by BokoHaram South Sudan president to sign peace deal and power-sharing accord to end a 20-month civil war on WednesdayZimbabwe lion kills tourist guide in Cecil's parkSix killed by female suicide bomber in northeast Nigeria

Map. History of Africa conflict

2 September 2015
A Princeton-based research team found epidemics could be tracked through calling patterns
ISIS captured 2 strategic villages Herbel & Sandaf
Youth march marks 500 days since Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by BokoHaram