Cyclone Idai disaster creates havoc in Mozambique, as death toll likely to go above 1,000. Also, 90% of Beira city washed away, says President Filipe Nyusi.
Boko Haram militants have killed a female aid worker held by the group since March, the Nigerian government has confirmed. The aid worker was shot in the head, execution style.
The death toll from the tsunami which shook the Indonesian island of Sulawesi accompanied by a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake has soared to 405.
At least 55 people, including women and children have been killed in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah after air raids were carried out by a Saudi Arabia and UAE alliance against Houthi rebel fighters.