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22 January 2016, 09:25am
Somali forces end deadly beach seige
Somali forces end deadly beach seige
Africa

Somalia's security forces ended a deadly siege of a beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu, with at least 17 killed in the attack.

22 January 2016, 07:51am
Ex-Burundi leaders plead for UN troops
Ex-Burundi leaders plead for UN troops
Africa

Fearing genocide, two former presidents pleaded for the UN Security Council to back the deployment of international troops.

22 January 2016, 07:50am
Shabaab claims Somali beach attacks
Shabaab claims Somali beach attacks
Africa

At least five people were killed in suicide attacks at a restaurant located at the Liddo Beach in Mogadishu, police confirmed.

21 January 2016, 9:14pm
SA to play key role in Burundi peace talks
SA to play key role in Burundi peace talks
Africa

South Africa seems likely to become involved in the protracted negotiations to resolve the crisis in Burundi.

21 January 2016, 8:53pm
Blast outside Mogadishu eatery
Blast outside Mogadishu eatery
Africa

A car bomb exploded at the entrance of a beach-side restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

21 January 2016, 8:50pm
Lesotho PM lashes out at Zuma
Lesotho PM lashes out at Zuma
Africa

Pakalitha Mosisili has launched an unprescedented attack President Zuma, accusing him of practising double standards.

20 January 2016, 10:39pm
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?
Egypt: who's afraid of January 25?
Africa

As the fifth anniversary of Egypt uprising approaches, the toughest security crackdown is a clear sign that authorities are worried.

20 January 2016, 12:09pm
Prosecutors seek trial for LRA warlord
Prosecutors seek trial for LRA warlord
Africa

War crimes prosecutors will seek to convince the ICC to put infamous LRA commander Dominic Ongwen on trial.

20 January 2016, 12:06pm
Patients call for kidnapped doc’s release
Patients call for kidnapped doc’s release
Africa

A Burkina Faso community turned to Facebook to seek the release of an Australian doctor kidnapped with his wife by jihadists.