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At least 30 killed as gunmen attack rural area in Nigeria’s northwest
Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state governor, said Monday that the gunmen stormed Goronyo community on Sunday evening to carry out the attack that lasted through the night. The area attacked is just 75 kilometers (46 miles) away from the Sokoto state capital, unlike past attacks that were in more remote areas.

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Ethiopia violence stokes alarm in Washington about civil war
The worsening conflict in Ethiopia, Africa's second-most populous country, is raising alarms in the White House and on Capitol Hill over humanitarian fallout, including the growing risk of mass starvation and even a full-fledged civil war that could destabilize an entire region.

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