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 NigeriaTeen girl suicide bomber hits Nigeria bus stationAfrican refugees protest work authorisation in ItalyMali: two UN peacekeepers seriously injured in an explosion Sierra Leone's government has offered a $1,000 (£640) reward for information leading to the arrest of a gang suspected of raping and killing a girlZero ebola cases reported In Sierra LeoneTanzania suspends quarter of job agencies in crackdown on sex, labor traffickingTunisia’s economic growth slows sharply after militant attacksISIS affiliate claims responsibility for Cairo bombing Tunisian policeman shot dead by gunmen in coastal resort of Sousse Arab League fails to back airstrikes against ISIL in LibyaZimbabwe court charges game park owner over illegal hunt of Cecil the lion Up to 150 drowned, shot fleeing Boko Haram ambush in NE Nigeria: villagers ISIS warning civilians in Derna to leave ISIS officially claims responsibility for assassination of Senior Al-Nusra front leader in Daraa

Map. History of Africa conflict

28 August 2015
ISIS captured 2 strategic villages Herbel & Sandaf
Youth march marks 500 days since Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by BokoHaram
Mali: two UN peacekeepers seriously injured in an explosion
Tunisia’s economic growth slows sharply after militant attacks
Arab League fails to back airstrikes against ISIL in Libya
Zimbabwe court charges game park owner over illegal hunt of Cecil the lion
ISIS warning civilians in Derna to leave
ISIS officially claims responsibility for assassination of Senior Al-Nusra front leader in Daraa