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30 dead in DR Congo massacre blamed...

30 dead in DR Congo attack

Africa

Mon, Sep 6 2021

The ADF, is considered the deadliest of scores of armed militias that roam the mineral-rich eastern DR...

Army putschists claim coup in...

Army putschists claim coup in...

Africa

Sun, Sep 5 2021

Residents of the capital Conakry's Kaloum district, the government quarter, reported hearing heavy...

12 dead in Egypt bus crash

Bus crash kills 12 in Egypt

Africa

Sun, Sep 5 2021

Thirty-four other passengers were injured and transported to the port town of Suez for treatment

Nigeria gunmen abduct 73 students from...

73 students kidnapped in Nigeria

Africa

Thu, Sep 2 2021

Kidnapping for ransom by armed gangs has become a grim trend in northwest and central Nigeria, with around...

South Africa scientists monitor new...

South Africa scientists monitor new...

Coronavirus

Tue, Aug 31 2021

The new variant has been detected in all nine provinces of South Africa and also in parts of the world...

Islamic State-linked militants kill...

19 dead in DR Congo IS-linked...

Africa

Sat, Aug 28 2021

Since May, North Kivu and Ituri provinces have been under a state of siege, replacing civilian authorities...

48 missing after boat capsizes off Senegal...

48 missing in Senegal boat capsize

Africa

Sat, Aug 28 2021

This year has seen a rise in the number of migrants making the dangerous crossing from Africa to the...

16 soldiers killed in Niger

16 soldiers killed in Niger

Africa

Thu, Aug 26 2021

Around 300,000 displaced people from Niger or neighbouring Nigeria have found shelter in the Diffa region...

Algeria cuts diplomatic ties with 'hostile'...

Algeria cuts diplomatic ties with 'hostile'...

Africa

Wed, Aug 25 2021

The countries have long accused one another of backing opposition movements as proxies

Caught in the crossfire, Ethiopian minority...

Ethiopian minority flees to Sudan

Africa

Sat, Aug 21 2021

Thousands have been killed since fighting erupted in November in Ethiopia's northernmost Tigray...

40 migrants feared dead off Spanish...

40 migrants feared dead off Spainish...

World

Fri, Aug 20 2021

According to the International Organisation for Migration, 850 migrants died or disappeared on the route...

West Africa Covid deaths surge amid...

West Africa Covid deaths surge amid...

Africa

Thu, Aug 19 2021

The new outbreaks show the multitude of challenges governments are fighting in parallel with the Covid-19...

UNHCR: Cameroon ethnic clashes kill...

UNHCR: Cameroon ethnic clashes kill...

Africa

Thu, Aug 19 2021

Some 11,000 people fled to Chad in Cameroon after fighting broke out on August 10

Algeria to review Morocco relations...

Algeria to review Morocco relations...

Africa

Thu, Aug 19 2021

At least 90 people, including 33 soldiers, were killed in dozens of forest fires that broke out on August...

47 killed in Burkina Faso jihadist...

47 die in Burkina Faso jihadist...

Africa

Thu, Aug 19 2021

Raids and ambushes have been concentrated in the north and east close to the borders with Mali and Niger,...

47 migrants feared dead off...

47 migrants feared dead off...

Africa

Wed, Aug 18 2021

The original group included Malians, Senegalese, Ivorians, Mauritians and Guineans

37 civilians killed in attack in western...

37 dead in western Niger attack

Africa

Tue, Aug 17 2021

The deceased include four women and 13 children

21 die in road accident in Nigeria

21 die in road accident in Nigeria

Africa

Mon, Aug 16 2021

One of the passengers, a 26-year-old male, survived the accident, police said.

UN alarmed by 'mass rape' in southeast...

UN wary of DR Congo 'mass rape'

World

Sat, Aug 14 2021

In just the past two weeks, humanitarian partners in the Kongolo and Mbulula health zones, have recorded...

Congolese editor critical of president...

Congolese editor, jailed for libel,...

Africa

Thu, Aug 12 2021

He was arrested in February while receiving treatment in hospital, and convicted in May, sentenced to...

17 suspected jihadists, 5 defence volunteers...

17 jihadists, five defence volunteers...

Africa

Thu, Aug 12 2021

Raids and ambushes have been concentrated in the north and east close to the borders with Mali and Niger,...