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Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters surrender in Chad

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters surrender in Chad Sat, 12 Nov, 2016

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters and their families have surrendered in Chad in the past month, security and U.N. sources said, in a sign the military campaign against them is making headway.
Tragedy on Mediterranean for migrants forced to sail at gunpoint

Tragedy on Mediterranean for migrants forced to sail at gunpoint Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

At least 110 migrants are feared drowned after they were forced at gunpoint to set sail from Libya, while many more may have died in a separate shipwreck, survivors said Thursday.
South Africa watchdog report increases pressure on president

South Africa watchdog report increases pressure on president Wed, 02 Nov, 2016

South African President Jacob Zuma faced growing calls to resign on Wednesday after the release of a state report that found possible evidence of corruption at top levels of a government whose leader has been enmeshed in scandal.
At least 60 killed as fighting surges in South Sudan

At least 60 killed as fighting surges in South Sudan Mon, 17 Oct, 2016

At least 56 rebels and four government troops were killed in heavy weekend clashes in northeastern South Sudan, in a worrying surge of violence in the world's youngest nation.
UN warns of increasing violence as tensions rise in South Sudan

UN warns of increasing violence as tensions rise in South Sudan Wed, 12 Oct, 2016

The UN warned Wednesday of increasing violence in parts of South Sudan, as the government was forced to publicly dismiss rumours of President Salva Kiir's death to quell rising tension
Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks

Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks Thu, 29 Sep, 2016

Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur.
Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll

Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll Tue, 27 Sep, 2016

Gabon President Ali Bongo was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday and called for unity following a razor-thin election victory whose integrity was questioned by international observers.
Over 100 killed in two-day violence: DR Congo opposition

Over 100 killed in two-day violence: DR Congo opposition Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

Two days of violence in Kinshasa left over 100 people dead, the Democratic Republic of Congo opposition said Wednesday, their figure more than tripling the police toll.
World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts.
Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill seven troops

Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill seven troops Mon, 19 Sep, 2016

Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a town in a region near Kenya's border, killing at least seven Somali soldiers, the group and Somali officials said.
Central Africa militia kills at least 20, several wounded

Central Africa militia kills at least 20, several wounded Sun, 18 Sep, 2016

Militia fighters in the Central African Republic have killed at least 20 people and wounded several more in attacks in the centre of the country, a police source said Sunday.
New fighting erupts for Libya oil ports

New fighting erupts for Libya oil ports Sun, 18 Sep, 2016

New fighting erupted early Sunday between forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government and those of a rival administration for control of key eastern oil ports.
South Sudan officials get rich from brutal war: report

South Sudan officials get rich from brutal war: report Mon, 12 Sep, 2016

South Sudan's devastating civil war has enriched senior officials directing the conflict, including the president and his main rival, a report charged Monday.
38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods

38 dead, 92,000 left homeless by Niger floods Thu, 08 Sep, 2016

At least 38 people have been killed and more than 92,000 left homeless since June in disastrous floods in Niger, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Powerful earthquake strikes in New Zealand

Powerful earthquake strikes in New Zealand Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Evacuations were under way in New Zealand Friday after a tsunami warning was issued following a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck before dawn off the east coast of the North Island.
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