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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Central Africa

Cameroon restores internet in restive anglophone region

The Cameroonian government says it has restored the internet to its restive Anglophone regions. This is three months after cutting it amid protests against the...

U.N. says 82 aid workers killed in South Sudan’s three-year war

A United Nations official said on Wednesday 82 aid workers had been killed in South Sudan's civil war and the number of its citizens...

U.N. agency discovers 17 new mass grave sites in central Congo

The U.N. rights body says it will carry out a global court investigation after the discovery of 17 new mass graves in central Congo...

Gbagbo’s ally, Bruno Dogbo Ble jailed over 2011 murders

An Ivory Coast court has sentenced a former top general to 18 years in prison in connection with the abduction and murder of four...

U.N.’s World Food Program says three porters killed in South Sudan

Three men working as porters for the U.N.'s World Food Programme were killed in ethnic violence in South Sudan's Wau city earlier this week,...

UK says killings in South Sudan conflict amount to genocide

The killings and other atrocities going on South Sudan amount to a genocide and African leaders need to "step up" and not just rely...

Five Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Five Sudanese soldiers have been killed while fighting for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi forces in Yemen, a spokesman for Sudan's armed forces...

Niger Security forces kill 57 Boko Haram militants in Diffa

Niger's Ministry of Defense says security forces have killed at least 57 Boko Haram Islamic extremists who had attacked a village overnight in the...

Militiamen raid South Sudan’s Wau, at least 16 dead -witnesses, U.N.

No fewer than 16 people were killed in the South Sudanese town of Wau on Monday, said the United Nations, as witnesses said ethnic...

South Sudanese troops accused of civilian ‘slaughter’

Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees fleeing their country's civil war into Uganda for a second day on Wednesday, gave grim testimonies of an attack...
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