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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Central Africa

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...

Kabila warns against foreign ‘interference’ in DRC electoral process

President Joseph Kabila has warned that the Democratic Republic of Congo will not tolerate any foreign interference in the country's electoral process. He also told...

Somalia’s al Shabaab takes town after Ethiopian troops leave, official says

Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group has taken control of El Bur, a town in the Horn of Africa's semi-autonomous region of Galmudug, after Ethiopian...

European Union trains Central African Republic military

Central Africa Republic military has been boosted with the presence of trainers from Europe. They are assisting with combat training and marksmanship of the troops. But...

Sudan, South Sudan committed to building economic ties

South Sudan has pledged commitment to building economic and security cooperation with  neighbouring Sudan. Despite the persisting divergences, Khartoum has vowed to support regional efforts...

Cholera spreads in famine-threatened Somalia

Deadly cholera is spreading through drought-ravaged Somalia as clean water sources dry up, a top aid official said, deepening a humanitarian crisis in a country...

Sudan rejects U.S. travel warning for Americans

Sudan has rejected a new US travel advisory warning against visiting the country, particularly three conflict zones, due to risks of “terrorism and violent...

South Sudanese rebels free three foreign oil workers

South Sudanese rebels said on Thursday they had freed three oil workers from Pakistan and India that their fighters had seized earlier this month. The...

D.R. Congo to probe deaths of American, Swedish experts

Democratic Republic of Congo says it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose...

Four of six aid workers killed in South Sudan were Kenyans...

Four of the six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan over the weekend were Kenyans working for a local non-governmental organisation, Kenya's...
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