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Barefoot and alone, children flee brutal South Sudan war

Around 1.8 million South Sudanese have fled the country, making it the fastest growing refugee crisis in the world.

05 Jul 2017 12:54 AM

Niger: Boko Haram jihadists abduct 37 women, slit throats of 9 people

The governor Diffa region said the village had been singled out because it was known for its resistance to the jihadists.

04 Jul 2017 6:18 PM

West Africa: Before French Prez visit, al-Qaeda-linked group releases video of hostages

The narrator of the video, one of the hostages, says she hopes that French President Emmanuel Macron will come to her rescue.

03 Jul 2017 1:46 PM

15 killed in clashes between UN peacekeepers and former rebels in Central Africa

The Seleka group leading to a wave of violent reprisals against the Muslim population by the Christian anti-Balaka militia.

03 Jul 2017 8:36 AM

Macron in Mali for diplomatic push on Sahel anti-jihad force

Macron is joining the heads of state of these nations in Bamako where France's full support for the force will be announced.

02 Jul 2017 11:14 AM

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40 dead, clashes in Central Africa republic despite ceasefire deal

The violence in the central town of Bria was between members of Christian 'anti-balaka' militias and ex-Seleka fighters, the sources said.

21 Jun 2017 10:50 AM

At least 15 killed in suicide car bombing in Somalia

Captain Mohamed Hussein said the bomber posing as a milk delivery van sneaked into the Wadajir district headquarters in Mogadishu.

20 Jun 2017 5:20 PM

Mali resort attack: Al-Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility; 5 dead

The Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimeen, said the attackers were from the Fula ethnic group and battled for ‘many hours’ at the resort.

20 Jun 2017 8:47 AM

4 ‘jihadist’ suspects dead, 5 arrested after Mali resort attack

A minister said that 36 hostages were freed after the incident at the Kangaba Le Campement resort on Sunday, most of them French and Malian.

19 Jun 2017 6:11 PM

Suicide bombers kill 16 in northeast Nigeria: emergency services

Earlier tolls given by local people said 12 or 13 people had been killed but an official said 3 injured died in the hospital.

19 Jun 2017 4:58 PM

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Suspected terror attack in Mali resort; 2 tourists, 4 assailants killed

Four assailants were killed by security forces, Mali's security minister said late Sunday, without specifying if more were on the run.

19 Jun 2017 11:06 AM

Two dead as suspected jihadists attack Mali tourist resort

Security forces who battled the gunmen at the site were continuing Sunday evening to search for the assailants who fled.

19 Jun 2017 8:38 AM

Gunmen attack resort in Mali's capital, killing two

More than 30 people managed to escape though at least two people were killed, authorities said.

19 Jun 2017 6:53 AM

Somalia: Survivors tell of restaurant siege by extremists; 31 dead

Police said many victims were killed at point-blank range after being hunted down.

15 Jun 2017 6:10 PM

ISIS calls on followers to attack Middle East, Asia, West, Russia during Ramadan

The audio clip was distributed on Monday on ISIS's channel on Telegram, an encrypted messaging application.

13 Jun 2017 8:50 AM

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Tunisians protest for right to eat, drink during daylight in Ramadan

Demonstrators also protested against the arrest of people who were not fasting.

12 Jun 2017 11:22 AM

Gaddafi ‘heir’ sees light of the day

Saif al-Islam freed by armed group under amnesty law.

12 Jun 2017 2:48 AM

14 civilians killed as soldiers clash over food aid in Somalia

Somalia is 1 of 4 countries singled out by the United Nations in a $4.4 billion aid appeal to avert catastrophic hunger and famine.

09 Jun 2017 8:01 PM

3 UN peacekeepers killed in attack northern Mali

The attack is just the latest to target the 12,000-strong force in the west African nation.

09 Jun 2017 4:51 PM

8 dead as storm brings rain to drought-hit Cape Town

Cape Town workers said they had taken measures to protect some poor residents, who live in sprawling neighbourhoods of makeshift homes.

07 Jun 2017 9:18 PM

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