More than 200 migrants are feared dead in a boat sinking off the coast of Libya, a Spanish aid organisation says.
Ugandan police have launched a manhunt for four Flying Squad officers accused of shooting dead a three-year-old girl.
The UN refugee agency has criticised Cameroon for the forced return of hundreds of refugees to north-east Nigeria after they had fled from the Islamist Boko Haram insurgency.
Up to 20 people have died and many have been injured after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana.
Somali pirates who hijacked an oil tanker have released it without condition, according to officials.
The death toll from Saturday's landslide at a vast dump in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, has now risen to 113 people, local officials say.