In clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers, at least 86 people have been killed. Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, announced a curfew.
Boko Haram has launched its deadliest assault yet against troops in Chad. In a separate attack, the militant group killed at least 50 Nigerian soldiers in an ambush in eastern Borno state.
As Africa remains on COVID-19 lockdown, journalists across the continent report having their rights violated by security forces. Cases of physical violence are on the rise. Is coronavirus killing press freedom in Africa?
Widespread failings in Nigeria's security sector are causing frustrations to boil over in the conflict-ridden north. While reform may be on the horizon, implementation will likely prove to be a major challenge.
Fear-mongering and homemade remedies: Fake news is getting in the way as Africa responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. DW correspondents around the continent asked experts to debunk a few of the damaging coronavirus myths.
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