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Cameroon: 16 Dead in Latest Clashes in Separatist Areas

“Fresh clashes between Cameroon’s military and separatists have left at least 16 people dead since Sunday, including women and children.”…

Gunmen kill 3 in Nigeria

“At least three persons have been confirmed dead, and another critically injured following a fresh attack by gunmen suspected to…

Central African Republic: 28 Militiamen Sentenced for Murder of Civilians, UN Peacekeepers

“The sentencing of 28 militia members on Friday in the Central African Republic (CAR) for an array of violent crimes,…

Cameroon: Rise in Killings in Anglophone Regions Ahead of Parliamentary Elections

“A surge in violence meted out by the Cameroon military since recent weeks, has led to dozens of killings and…

Weapons Used in Nigeria Killings Also Used By Al Qaeda in Mali

“A study by a London-based research group has revealed that arms used in the farmers/herders conflict in North-west Nigeria come…

Cameroon: Rebels Attack Reporters, Torch Media Offices

“Journalists in Cameroon’s troubled English-speaking regions say separatists are attacking them because of critical reporting and refusal to broadcast rebel…

Deadly violence in Western Ethiopia

“Communal clashes in western Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz regional state has killed eight people, local authorities said on Thursday.” source: https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/africa/8-killed-communal-clashes-Ethiopia/4552902-5439088-d57ifd/index.html You…

Peace is elusive

“With the ongoing conflicts in Cameroon, Somalia, Nigeria, the Sahel and Mozambique, peace on the continent may seem elusive” https://allafrica.com/stories/202001230738.html…

New year, old problems

In the past seven days 5 soldiers and 4 terrorists were killed in Nigeria; 6  soldiers and 19 terrorists were…

‘Unprecedented Terrorist Violence’ in West Africa, Sahel Region

“”The region has experienced a devastating surge in terrorist attacks against civilian and military targets,” Mohamed Ibn Chambas, UN Special…

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