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Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN

More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic on Tuesday, the...

20 civilians killed in February, March in Libya violence: UN

Violence in Libya killed 20 civilians and injured 69 others, including women and children, in February and March, UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL)...

Ex-minister among five killed in Mogadishu car bomb

A former Somali foreign minister was among five killed on Wednesday when a car bomb exploded in the capital Mogadishu, according to the country's...

Armed gang kills at least 20 in northwest Nigeria

At least 20 people were killed when an armed gang attacked the village of Yar Gamji, near Nigeria’s border with Niger, police and residents said...

UN mission in Somalia mending ties with gov’t after expulsion of...

The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) is mending relations with Somalia's federal government after the latter expelled the head of the UN mission,...

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan reverses decision to quit national team

Ghana’s all-time leading goal scorer Asamoah Gyan has reversed his decision to make himself unavailable for selection for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations...

Algeria officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free

The World Health Organization announced that Algeria has been officially recognized as malaria-free. A certification of malaria elimination is granted when a country has proven,...

Cyril Rampahosa re-elected as president by South Africa lawmakers

South Africa’s Members of Parliament on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s president following the ruling African National Congress party’s win in parliamentary...

AMISOM confident of free, fair elections in Jubbaland

The head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Ambassador Francisco Madeira met with the President of Jubbaland Ahmed Mohamed Islam Madobe in...

Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina dies aged 48

Internationally-renowned Kenyan author Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina died aged 48 following a short illness at a hospital in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Tuesday night. A...
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