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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.
Two killed at opposition HQ in post-election Gabon

Two killed at opposition HQ in post-election Gabon Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Two people were killed and more than a dozen injured as Gabon security forces stormed the opposition's headquarters early Thursday, as violence swept the capital after President Ali Bongo was declared the winner of contested polls.
Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants, leader believed wounded

Nigerian air force says kills top Boko Haram militants, leader believed wounded Tue, 23 Aug, 2016

Nigeria’s air force said it had killed some senior Boko Haram militants and possibly fatally wounded their overall leader in a raid on the Islamists' northeast heartland.
At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia

At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia Sun, 21 Aug, 2016

At least 10 people were killed when two suicide car bombers attacked the local government headquarters in Somalia's Galkayo town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, police said, and the militant al Shabaab group claimed the attack.

Three dead in protests after DR Congo massacre

Three dead in protests after DR Congo massacre Wed, 17 Aug, 2016

Three people, including a policeman, were killed Wednesday in clashes in a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a massacre sparked angry accusations of security failures by the government, local officials said.
Nearly 1mn South Sudan refugees face dire conditions, says UN

Nearly 1mn South Sudan refugees face dire conditions, says UN Mon, 15 Aug, 2016

Nearly a million refugees fleeing the brutal conflict in South Sudan, most of them women and children, are suffering dire conditions in camps across the region, the UN said on Monday.
New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls'

New Boko Haram video 'shows Chibok girls' Sun, 14 Aug, 2016

Boko Haram on Sunday released a new video showing at least one of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok more than two years ago, and called for its detained fighters to be freed.
Nineteen killed in clashes in central DRCongo

Nineteen killed in clashes in central DRCongo Sun, 14 Aug, 2016

Nineteen people have been killed in clashes between police and militia in the centre of the Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.
Fresh clashes erupt in South Sudan

Fresh clashes erupt in South Sudan Tue, 09 Aug, 2016

Fresh clashes have erupted in South Sudan between government forces and former rebels, a month after deadly violence which threatened a fragile peace accord, local authorities said Tuesday.

Sudan rebel groups sign AU-brokered peace roadmap

Sudan rebel groups sign AU-brokered peace roadmap Tue, 09 Aug, 2016

 Prominent Sudanese rebel groups said Tuesday they have signed a roadmap brokered by African Union mediators to end deadly conflicts in Sudan's strife-torn Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan regions.

Moroccan Olympic boxer held over alleged sex attacks

Moroccan Olympic boxer held over alleged sex attacks Fri, 05 Aug, 2016

Brazilian police arrested a Moroccan Olympic boxer on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two female cleaners in the athletes' village in Rio de Janeiro.
ANC battered at South Africa local elections

ANC battered at South Africa local elections Fri, 05 Aug, 2016

 The African National Congress (ANC) reeled from bruising local election results Friday as South African voters drift away from the celebrated party that led the anti-apartheid struggle.
UN Security Council weighs trip to Sudan, South Sudan

UN Security Council weighs trip to Sudan, South Sudan Tue, 02 Aug, 2016

The UN Security Council is considering a visit this month to Sudan and South Sudan to push for a return to peace efforts after a flare up of violence in Juba, the council president said Monday.
U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya

U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya Mon, 01 Aug, 2016

U.S. planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government's request to help push the militants from their former stronghold in the city of Sirte.

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