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Africa

Four teenage girls launch deadly suicide attack in Nigeria, 2 killed

The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.

01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

Freed out of pity: Boko Haram returns abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.

21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigns over credit card scandal

The president's lawyer Yousuf Mohamed told local Radio Plus that she had decided to resign ‘to prevent a constitutional crisis.’

18 Mar 2018 6:14 PM

In embattled central Africa, militia men have raped over 300 in 2018 alone

The hospital at Bossangoa has treated 56 rape victims since September, up from 13 in the previous eight months, MSF said.

09 Mar 2018 7:24 PM

Al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for Burkina Faso attacks

Alakhbar reported that attacks were carried out in response to the killing of one of JNIM's leaders, Mohamed Hacen al-Ancari.

04 Mar 2018 10:00 AM

Hours into brain surgery, Kenyan doctors realise operating on wrong patient

The scandal, which prompted an outpouring of horror on social media, is the latest drama to hit Kenyatta National Hospital in recent weeks.

03 Mar 2018 9:46 AM

110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: Nigerian Govt

The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.

26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

ISIS-linked Indian-origin woman, partner, abduct British couple, held

Fatima Patel and her partner also face charges of robbery and theft after they went on a spending spree using the couples' credit cards.

26 Feb 2018 9:07 AM

More than 100 girls are missing, possibly abducted, after Boko Haram attacks school

Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.

24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM

War in S Sudan: Eye gouging, teen forced to have sex with grand mom

Untold tens of thousands have been killed in South Sudan since the conflict erupted in December 2013.

23 Feb 2018 6:24 PM