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Derna residents look to a better future

With artillery fire rumbling in the distance, Derna residents gathered at a street-side caf to discuss the future of their city, long a jihadist...

Islamic State attacks Nigerian governor’s convoy

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on a convoy carrying a state governor to a rally in north-eastern Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s presidential...

UN boss on Africa’s treatment of refugees

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African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told a press...

Missing Kenyan rights activist found dead

A prominent Kenyan human rights activist who championed the fight against police brutality and extrajudicial killings was found dead six days after she went...

Teargas used in Sudan women’s protest

Sudanese security forces used teargas to break up a crowd of hundreds, mostly young women, demonstrating against the detention of women arrested at previous...

Journalists detained in Uganda released

Ugandan police released three journalists working for the British Broadcasting Corporation, after detaining them overnight on suspicion of illegally possessing government prescription drugs. The three...

Sudanese teacher died from injuries caused by ‘solid object’

A Sudanese teacher arrested after protests died due to injuries caused by a “solid object”, according to a medical report cited by the head...

After Chad air strikes, France warns citizens to be vigilant

France warned its citizens in Chad to be extra vigilant after its fighter jets struck a heavily-armed rebel convoy aiming to destabilise President Idriss...

BBC journalists arrested in Uganda

Ugandan police arrested a team of BBC journalists for illegal possession of prescription drugs but a government spokesman said the reporters were helping expose...

Militants killed in reprisal for attacks on Burkina Faso civilians

Burkina Faso’s army killed 150 militants in response to an attack on civilians this week, but an international rights group said some were executed...

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Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...