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67 killed, 100 wounded in clashes in South Sudan

“About 67 people have been killed and 100 others wounded during intercommunal clashes in South Sudan’s Western Lakes State, a…

Farmers killed, wounded and raped in Sudan

“Farmers are have been killed, wounded, and raped by herders in Darfur in the past weeks and farms have been…

Schoolgirl Raped As Darfur Farm Violence Continues

“A herder seized a 13-year-old schoolgirl who was collecting firewood south of Mali village near Nierteti in Central Darfur on…

UN deploys troops to central South Sudan to quell violence

“The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Tuesday it has deployed peacekeepers to deter violence between rival…

Passenger plane shot at as violence escalates in west Cameroon

“A Cameroon Airlines Company (Camair-co) passenger plane has been grounded after gunmen fired at it on Sunday as it approached…

Thousands Flee as Extremists Go on Rampage in Northeast Burkina Faso

“The U.N. refugee agency is calling for greater protection for thousands of people fleeing escalating violence in northeastern Burkina Faso….

Spike in Violence in DRC Threatens Progress Made in Ebola Fight

“The World Health Organization warns escalating violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu and Ituri provinces is threatening…

Presidential election in chaotic Guinea-Bissau could resolve political impasse

“After weeks of political turmoil including violent protests, an alleged coup attempt and the emergence of two competing prime ministers,…

Kenya Condemns Friday Terror Attack On a Mali Military Post

“Kenya has condemned the Friday terror attack on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, that left…

Terrorist attacks increasingly deadly in Mali

“More than 1,600 people were killed in Mali this year, which is on track to beat the more than 1,700…

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