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30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Thu, 13 Jun, 2019

Uganda  recorded its second Ebola fatality after a family contaminated with the virus crossed from neighbouring DR Congo, prompting World Health Organization officials to prepare an emergency meeting over the spread of the outbreak.
Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre

Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost a 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said.
Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator

Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Protest leaders have agreed to end a campaign of civil disobedience launched after a deadly crackdown on demonstrators and to resume talks with Sudan's ruling generals, an Ethiopian mediator said.
Uganda confirms Ebola case as virus spreads from DRCongo

Uganda confirms Ebola case as virus spreads from DRCongo Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

 A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, Health Minister Ruth Aceng said.
Sudan protesters reject talks after 101 killed in crackdown

Sudan protesters reject talks after 101 killed in crackdown Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Sudanese protest leaders   turned down an offer by the ruling military council for talks and demanded justice for a crackdown that doctors said has left 101 people dead.
Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil

Papua New Guinea prime minister quits after weeks of turmoil Sun, 26 May, 2019

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill announced his resignation after seven years in the top job following weeks of high-level defections from the ruling party.
Armed group kills 26 in Central African Republic

Armed group kills 26 in Central African Republic Wed, 22 May, 2019

More than 26 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked two villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA) said.

Malawians vote in tough election for President Mutharika

Malawians vote in tough election for President Mutharika Tue, 21 May, 2019

Malawians headed to polling stations for presidential and legislative elections seen as a tough test for President Peter Mutharika, who is facing challenges from the deputy president and a former pastor who heads the opposition.
Sudan protesters tear down roadblocks, want army to resume talks

Sudan protesters tear down roadblocks, want army to resume talks Fri, 17 May, 2019

Hundreds of demonstrators worked to clear away bricks and debris, after military rulers demanded that roadblocks which have paralysed parts of Khartoum be dismantled before talks on a new transitional body can resume.
Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal

Sudan military council, opposition inch closer to final deal Wed, 15 May, 2019

Sudan's military rulers and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups were set to meet  to hash out the details of a sovereign council designed to steer the country towards democracy during a three-year transition.
Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push

Violence overshadows Sudan's transition push Tue, 14 May, 2019

Sudan's opposition alliance blamed military rulers for renewed street violence complicating efforts to negotiate a handover to civilian power after last month's overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudanese protesters renew talks with army after over a week

Sudanese protesters renew talks with army after over a week Mon, 13 May, 2019

Sudanese protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month are resuming negotiations with the ruling military council in renewed efforts to find common ground on forming a transitional government.
Cameroon opposition calls for cease fire to end crisis

Cameroon opposition calls for cease fire to end crisis Sat, 11 May, 2019

 Cameroon's main opposition party called for an immediate ceasefire and the release of all political prisoners, during talks with Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute on resolving the country's regional conflict with anglophone separatists.
South Africa starts voting amid issue of corruption

South Africa starts voting amid issue of corruption Wed, 08 May, 2019

 South Africans voted in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment.
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