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Boko Haram fatally shoot 18 at funeral
Boko Haram fatally shoot 18 at funeral

Boko Haram militants killed 18 women at a funeral in Nigeria's north-east, and some women are believed to be still missing, officials said.

40 days ago
EgyptAir crash: Second black box retrieved
EgyptAir crash: Second black box retrieved

A second flight recorder has been retrieved from the crashed EgyptAir flight MS804, investigators said.

40 days ago
Kenya’s anal examinations ruled legal
Kenya’s anal examinations ruled legal

Two men being prosecuted for having gay sex in Kenya lost their legal bid to challenge the authorities' right to force suspects ...

40 days ago
African nations celebrate Day of African Child
African nations celebrate Day of African Child

African nations must invest in services such as education that address the root causes of conflict and promote peace.

40 days ago
LRA rebels kidnap 17 in CAR
LRA rebels kidnap 17 in CAR

Lords Resistance Army rebels have kidnapped 17 people from a village in eastern Central African Republic, a senior local official said.

40 days ago
Black box from EgyptAir plane recovered
Black box from EgyptAir plane recovered

The cockpit voice recorder from the EgyptAir plane that crashed on its way from Paris to Cairo has been found.

42 days ago
Libya: IS attacks repelled in battle for Sirte
Libya: IS attacks repelled in battle for Sirte

Forces backed by Libya's unity government said they had consolidated positions on the edge of Sirte.

42 days ago
Persons with albinism ‘do not require pity ‘
Persons with albinism ‘do not require pity ‘

Nominated Kenyan MP for Special Interest Groups, Mwaura Isaac, has said that persons with albinism do not require pity or tokenism.

42 days ago
South Sudan ‘violence continues’
South Sudan ‘violence continues’

Aid workers in South Sudan have suffered an increase in attacks, the UN warned.

42 days ago
Congo’s general detained over coup allegations
Congo’s general detained over coup allegations

Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, who ran unsuccessfully against President Denis Sassou Nguesso in a disputed election, has been detained, his lawyer said.

42 days ago
AU endorses extension of Darfur mandate
AU endorses extension of Darfur mandate

The AU Peace and Security Council has endorsed a recommendation to extend the mandate of the UNAMID for another 12 months.

42 days ago
More Burundi schoolchildren sent home
More Burundi schoolchildren sent home

More Burundi schoolchildren have been sent home for deliberately scribbling on pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza.

42 days ago
Boko Haram kidnaps 3 women near Chibok
Boko Haram kidnaps 3 women near Chibok

Boko Haram jihadists killed at least four villagers and kidnapped three women near the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok.

43 days ago
ICGLR calls on Burundians to restore peace and stability
ICGLR calls on Burundians to restore peace and stability

Delegates at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region have urged all stakeholders in Burundi to work towards ...

43 days ago
Two killed as soldier dies by own grenade
Two killed as soldier dies by own grenade

Two civilians in Burundi died when a grenade exploded in the hands of soldier apparently about to hurl it into a crowd, an official said.