Nigeria has sent troops and fighter jets to Senegal in preparation for possible invasion of GambiaTroops from Senegal, Nigeria, Mali, Togo and Ghana have threatened to invade Gambia at midnight if its president does not resignSoldiers from a number of African countries are in Senegal, ready to invade Gambia if its president does not step downTroops from Senegal, Mali, Togo, Ghana and Nigeria are in Senegal and ready to invade Gambia if president refuses to step down - official Gambia: president-elect Barrow will be sworn in as president in a undisclosed location tomorrow Senegal, Nigeria forces are deployed at Gambian border and will enter at midnight if Gambian president refuses to leave power West African troops will enter Gambia at midnight unless ousted President Jammeh steps down immediately, Senegal says Ivory Coast's main port closed due to soldiers' mutiny: port staff Mali: Possible attack ongoing in Timbuktu At least 40 people killed in SVBIED attack at military camp in Gao, MaliCar bomb attack leaves at least 37 dead on pro-govt militia base in Northern MaliMali : Unconfirmed reports about an explosion - SVBIED - against a security forces camp in Gao. Many casualties reported. 6 Red Cross workers among scores of people killed in accidental airstrike on refugee camp in Nigeria - official Nigeria Airforce fighter jet 'mistakenly' bombs IDP camp at Kala Balge of Borno StateJust days before he was due to hand over power, Gambia leader Jammeh declares state of emergency for 90 days Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombs a refugee camp instead of a Boko Haram base leaving over 100 refugees deadNigerian state official: Military jet mistakenly bombs refugee camp, kills more than 100. Twin explosions targeted military vehicles with AMISOM troops near Mahaday town - Witness8 buses carrying over 550 Somalis deported Dadaab to Dhobley town in southern Somalia 4 dead, 2 wounded from police forces in a terror attack targeting a security checkpoint in Wadi al-Gedid. Egypt Nigeria Maiduguri - Suicide bomber is believed to be a teenage girl. At least 5 dead and 15 wounded. Gas station shutting down in anticipation of trouble at the State CouncilFive KDF troops were killed and several others wounded in an explosion near border town Pope Francis demands protection for young refugees following deadly shipwreck of Libyan coast South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapped in the NW of Syria Two soldiers and police boss killed and 2 others wounded in double explosions claimed by AlShabaab, Somalia Egyptian MFA meets with the Foreign Minister of Morocco on the sidelines of the Peace Conference in ParisMurusade tribe elders in central Somalia pledge allegiance to AlShabaab. Ceremony held in Galhareri town. U.S. warns its citizens in Kenya against traveling to border area with Somalia due to terrorist threatNigeria, Yola - 4 suicide bombers detonate themselves, killing at least 6 and injuring 14

Map. History of Africa conflict

18 January 2017
Senegal, Nigeria forces are deployed at Gambian border and will enter at midnight if Gambian president refuses to leave power
At least 40 people killed in SVBIED attack at military camp in Gao, Mali
Mali : Unconfirmed reports about an explosion - SVBIED - against a security forces camp in Gao. Many casualties reported.
Nigeria Airforce fighter jet 'mistakenly' bombs IDP camp at Kala Balge of Borno State
8 buses carrying over 550 Somalis deported Dadaab to Dhobley town in southern Somalia
Gas station shutting down in anticipation of trouble at the State Council
Pope Francis demands protection for young refugees following deadly shipwreck of Libyan coast
South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapped in the NW of Syria
Two soldiers and police boss killed and 2 others wounded in double explosions claimed by AlShabaab, Somalia
Egyptian MFA meets with the Foreign Minister of Morocco on the sidelines of the Peace Conference in Paris
Murusade tribe elders in central Somalia pledge allegiance to AlShabaab. Ceremony held in Galhareri town.
U.S. warns its citizens in Kenya against traveling to border area with Somalia due to terrorist threat