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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Central Africa

War forces 2 million South Sudanese children to flee homes

War and famine have forced more than 2 million children in South Sudan to flee their homes, creating the most worrying refugee crisis in...

Renegade general Cirillo says ready to enter South Sudan’s civil war

A renegade general said he was weighing launching his new rebel force into South Sudan's civil war, and called for President Salva Kiir to...

United Nations condemns attack on its base in South Sudan

Unknown assailants attacked a U.N. operating base in the South Sudanese town of Leer early Thursday, but were repelled by Ghanaian peacekeepers. The head of...

Three Tanzanian drug traffickers extradited to U.S.

Three Tanzanians including an alleged drug king-pin have been extradited to the United States on narcotics trafficking charges. U.S. embassy in a statement said the...

South Sudan says secures $106 mln from donors, will buy food

South Sudan has secured $106 million from the World Bank and the African Development Bank, in part to pay for food imports as millions...

Tanzania expels country head of UN Development Programme

Tanzania's government has ordered the expulsion of the local head of the United Nations Development Programme in the country. The country's foreign ministry says Awa...

Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels

Sudan on Monday warned South Sudan to cease its support of rebel groups at war with Khartoum, accusing its president of meeting with rebels...

Kasai violence drives more than one million Congolese to seek refuge...

The united nations says deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region has forced more...

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...
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