1,000 migrants rescued, 9 drown, off Libya Somali pirates freed 26 Asian sailors held captive for 5 years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian OceanSomalia president announces that Mogadishu will be given its own regional state before the electionsTen dead, 20 wounded as deadly battle erupts in Galkacyo town. Tension rises high - Media reports Somali Pirates release 26 foreigners, mostly Chinese nationals, after receiving a $3 million ransom - Sources. Somalia ESEKA, Cameroon. Cameroon's transport minister says at least 53 people killed, 300 wounded in train derailment .South Africa has started paperwork to pull out of the International Criminal Court Libya forces free five foreign captives from Islamic State in Sirte, official says EU steps up calls for deals with Africa to curb migrants Ivory Coast police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Abidjan protesting against a new draft constitution In order to enrol, all teenage girls must take a pregnancy test in Equatorial Guinea Congo's ex-VP, four aides found guilty of corrupting witnesses Nigeria’s economy still the biggest in Africa- IMF report Police disperse Cape Town student protesters with rubber bullets Mozambique opposition Renamo, government resume peace talks: state media Nigerian lawmakers hire forensic experts to probe MTN A militant attack against Monastir airport was reportedly thwarted following a security raid. Tunisia Nigeria will overcome security challenges soon-Sultan Massive suicide explosion followed by heavy gunfire heard in Afgooye town, 30Km south of Mogadishu France says Congo election delay not answer to crisis 20 dead in clashes in Congo's Katanga region: lawmakerTwo dead as huge explosion followed by gun battle reported in Mandera County in NE of Kenya - Media reports Danny Faure sworn in as new president of Seychelles Niger says US aid worker likely held by Mali jihadistsThe Dignity1 has just rescued ~105 people from a rubber boat. They're now resting on board. The debris of drone crashed outside Kismayo were taken by AlShabaab. The drone crashed at Qudus area 3 days ago - Witness Somalia UK to send 40 soldiers to Tunisia for advisory/training in border security against ISIS infiltrations from Libya American aid worker kidnapped in Niger, official saysSouth Africa student protests turn violent at Univ of Witswatersrand. Avoid Braamfontein area of Johannesburg US F-16CMs from the 31st Fighter Wing, based at Aviano Air Base in Italy, have arrived at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.

Map. History of Africa conflict

22 October 2016
1,000 migrants rescued, 9 drown, off Libya
Ten dead, 20 wounded as deadly battle erupts in Galkacyo town. Tension rises high - Media reports
Somali Pirates release 26 foreigners, mostly Chinese nationals, after receiving a $3 million ransom - Sources. Somalia
Ivory Coast police use tear gas to disperse demonstrators in Abidjan protesting against a new draft constitution
Nigerian lawmakers hire forensic experts to probe MTN
Danny Faure sworn in as new president of Seychelles
The Dignity1 has just rescued ~105 people from a rubber boat. They're now resting on board.
South Africa student protests turn violent at Univ of Witswatersrand. Avoid Braamfontein area of Johannesburg
US F-16CMs from the 31st Fighter Wing, based at Aviano Air Base in Italy, have arrived at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.