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Boko Haram terrorists killed by their own mine

“Several suspected Boko Haram terrorists have died and others injured after a vehicle they were in drove over an explosive…

Violence, instability and a rising number of deaths

In Guinea, a policeman and a protester were killed duringĀ  demonstrations against the proposed constitutional amendments, designed to allow the…

Deadly attacks

In Burkina Faso, an attack on a mosque killed 16 people In Cameroon, a world heritage site was attacked by…

News from Africa: the good, the bad and the ugly

News from Africa can only be described by using the title of one of Sergio Leone’s best known movies. Some…

Terrorists kill soldiers in Mali

“At least 10 Malian soldiers were killed on Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists, according to a security source.”…

Violence surges in Mali

“An attack on the village of Ogossagou in the Mopti region, allegedly by the Dan Nan Ambassagou group, left 157…

After attacks, MSF suspends Ebola treatment in epicentre of Congo outbreak

” Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has suspended medical activities at the epicentre of an Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of…

Battle rages after Mogadishu hotel attack, death toll nears 30

” Heavy gunfire rang out across central Mogadishu on Friday as Somali special forces battled to dislodge insurgents holed up…

Boko Haram Destroyed Maiduguri Homes On Election Day

” In the morning of the Nigerian Election Day, residents of Maiduguri, Borno State, woke up to thunderous sounds of…

Mozambique – Media Barred From Insurgent Region

“Mozambique’s state security forces are intimidating, detaining, and prosecuting journalists covering the fighting against an armed Islamist group in the…

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