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South African police fire rubber bullets...

South African police fire rubber bullets...

Africa

Sun, Mar 29 2020

Many in working-class neighbourhoods ventured out to buy food, standing close to each other in lines...

Fighting in DR Congo kills 14 soldiers,...

Fighting in DR Congo kills 14 soldiers,...

Africa

Tue, Mar 24 2020

ADF fighters are accused of killing more than 1,000 civilians in the Beni region since October 2014

Military Sources: 70 Nigerian soldiers...

Military Sources: 70 Nigerian soldiers...

Africa

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Several soldiers were injured and some others taken captive by the jihadists

64 migrants found dead in cargo container...

64 migrants found dead in cargo container...

Africa

Tue, Mar 24 2020

The victims were discovered in a blue cargo container loaded on to a haulage truck

4 Burkina Faso ministers have coronavirus...

4 Burkina Faso ministers have coronavirus...

Africa

Sun, Mar 22 2020

The minister of mines Oumarou Idani, minister of education Stanislas Ouaro and interior minister Simeon...

Covid-19: In Africa, handwashing could...

Covid-19: In Africa, handwashing could...

Africa

Sat, Mar 21 2020

Africa has been less severely hit by Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus,...

‘Around 30 Mali soldiers killed in jihadist...

‘Around 30 Mali soldiers killed in jihadist...

Africa

Fri, Mar 20 2020

The attack took place early Thursday at a military camp in Tarkint, north of Gao

Study: World woefully underestimating...

Study: World woefully underestimating...

World

Wed, Mar 18 2020

The United Nations' children's agency Unicef estimates that about 200 million girls and women...

What Africa is doing to fight...

What Africa is doing to fight...

Africa

Wed, Mar 18 2020

Lagos, the biggest city with some 20 million people, could handle 2,000 cases, said Bamidele Mutiu, who...

Nigeria gas explosion kills 17

Nigeria gas explosion kills 17

Africa

Mon, Mar 16 2020

Houses, lorries, cars and motorbikes have been torched in the blast

War brings unexpected benefits to 'virus-free'...

War brings unexpected benefits to 'virus-free'...

Africa

Wed, Mar 11 2020

'We're sheltered from the virus in Libya, whose capital is under siege and where land and air...

35 killed in Ghana bus collision

35 killed in Ghana bus collision

Africa

Mon, Mar 9 2020

The minister said that 27 of the victims were 'burnt beyond recognition'

Burkina Faso 'vigilante' attacks kill...

Burkina Faso 'vigilante' attacks kill...

Africa

Mon, Mar 9 2020

The statement did not blame any group for the attack or mention the Fulani community

50 killed in northern Nigeria 'bandit'...

50 killed in northern Nigeria 'bandit'...

Africa

Mon, Mar 2 2020

'So far 50 bodies have been recovered but the figure is not conclusive and is very likely to rise...

Tripoli government suspends Libya talks...

Tripoli government suspends Libya talks...

Africa

Wed, Feb 19 2020

The UN has been hosting in Geneva ceasefire talks between officers from the Tripoli government and the...

UN: 14 children among 22 dead in Cameroon...

UN: 14 children among 22 dead in Cameroon...

Africa

Mon, Feb 17 2020

The central government has been battling separatists in the minority English-speaking regions for three...

24 killed in Burkina Faso church...

24 killed in Burkina Faso church...

Africa

Mon, Feb 17 2020

'The provisional toll is 24 killed, including the pastor 18 wounded and individuals who were...

Armed gang kills 30 in Nigeria

Armed gang kills 30 in Nigeria

Africa

Sun, Feb 16 2020

The attackers burnt homes, livestock and food supplies before fleeing

40 killed in attacks in central...

40 killed in attacks in central...

Africa

Sat, Feb 15 2020

About 30 gunmen carried out the new attack, village chief Aly Ousmane Barry told AFP

'Ghost' ancestors: African DNA study...

'Ghost' ancestors: African DNA study...

Africa

Fri, Feb 14 2020

It is unclear if West Africans derived any genetic benefits from this long-ago gene flow

No more delays to South Sudan peace...

No more delays to South Sudan peace...

Africa

Mon, Feb 10 2020

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar, whose fall out in 2013 sparked a conflict that has...