The partners form a joint command to tackle Islamist insurgents in the African region.
A passenger plane is forced to abandon plans to land in Dire Dawa after flying into a swarm of insects.
The trial of Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' world governing body the IAAF, is delayed until June.
After a tentative truce failed, the warring sides meet for talks brokered by Russia and Turkey.
The Ghana Football Association condemns the violence that left a fan with an alleged gunshot wound as police carry out an investigation.
The US president suggested he had been overlooked for the prize for his own efforts on Ethiopia.
The rugby team's first black captain on his work off the pitch since their World Cup win.
Parents are wrongly being arrested due to the stigma around female genital mutilation, campaigners say.
African leaders meet France's president over how to re-establish security in the Sahel region.