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Lawmakers sound alarm over 114 violent civilian deaths in Eastern DR...

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At least 144 civilians were killed in eastern Congo this month, lawmakers from the conflict-hit provinces said, refusing to back extending a state of...

Amnesty International reports hundred plus Nigeria deaths

Security forces killed at least 115 people in south-east Nigeria this year and arbitrarily arrested or tortured scores of others in response to violence...

Nigerian lockdown claims 18 lives

Nigerian security forces killed 18 people while enforcing lockdowns imposed to halt the spread of the new coronavirus, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)...

Uganda lodges protest over death of two citizens

Uganda protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded they be punished in a further...

More protest deaths in Guinea

Two people were killed in Guinea on Monday when protesters and police clashed during a funeral procession for those killed in earlier protests over...

Eighty-seven killed in Sudan June protest

The head of a Sudanese investigation into the violent break-up of a protest by security forces said 87 people were killed and 168 wounded...

Nineteen killed in Burkina Faso attack

Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and wounded 13 in an attack on and around Arbinda in northern Burkina Faso government said. Hundreds of people died...

Tripoli deaths reach 187

Recent fighting in southern Tripoli killed 187 and wounded 1,157, a spokesman for the ministry of health said. Government transferred a number of wounded to...

Mali herder death toll now 157

The death toll from Saturday’s attack by unknown gunmen on villagers in central Mali has risen to 157, a government spokesman said, confirming it...

Sudan protests death toll

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The death toll from protests in Sudan that began last month has risen to 24, the head of the Sudanese government fact-finding committee Amer...

Migrant deaths at sea off Spain triple

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At least 631 African migrants died trying to reach Spain so far this year, almost three times more than in 2017 and...

Nigerian soldier deaths used in election campaigning

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Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers killed in recent months by Islamist militants who the president vowed to defeat when voted into power in...

Relocated black rhinos die in Chad

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Two of six critically endangered black rhinos relocated to Chad in May died, Zakouma National Park management said, undermining efforts to restore...

Migrant sea deaths rise, in part due to Italian ports not...

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Italy closing its ports to rescued migrants is driving up deaths at sea, an Italian think tank said, using calculations based on...

Russian investigators to probe CAR TV crew killing?

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Russia's state Investigative Committee is looking into sending a group of specialists to Central African Republic to help investigate the killing of...

Mediterranean migrant deaths hit 1 500

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For the fifth straight year, at least 1,500 migrants perished in the Mediterranean, with the route between Libya and Italy the deadliest,...

Mali militia death toll

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Nearly 300 Malian civilians were killed in fighting between rival militias this year, the UN human rights office said, as inter-communal violence...

Mediterranean migrant deaths top the thousand mark

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More than 1,000 people drowned in the Mediterranean this year sailing from Libya to Europe, with a rush in the past few...

SAASIC horse deaths board of inquiry report complete

The board of inquiry appointed by SA Army Chief, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, to investigate what appears to be dereliction of duty...

DR Congo Ebola deaths

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Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and May 13, including 19 deaths,...

SAASIC horse death board of inquiry has just 30 days to...

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SA Army Chief, Lieutenant General Lindile Yam, has given the board of inquiry investigating conditions at the specialist infantry unit where 25...

Board of inquiry convened in wake of military horse deaths

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Conditions at the SA Army Specialised Infantry Capability (SAASIC) unit that saw 25 horses put down are now under the scrutiny of...

Deaths, injuries in Rwanda refugee camp

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At least five refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda after a protest over a cut in food...

Six killed as DR Congo protest is dispersed

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Congolese security forces shot dead at least six people and wounded dozens more as they fired tear gas to disperse a protest...

UN to investigate DRC peacekeepers’ deaths

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The United Nations will investigate an attack in DR Congo that left 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers dead, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...

Public inquests ordered into killing of Kenyan girl and baby

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Kenya's director of prosecutions ordered public inquests into the alleged killings of a girl and a baby in election-related violence. Police in...

Kenya election deaths being investigated

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A Kenya police monitor has begun investigating at least 28 deaths following last week's disputed elections and investigators have attended autopsies of...

Ethiopian unrest killed 669 people – report

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A total of 669 people were killed in unrest that gripped Ethiopia for months before authorities imposed a state of emergency last...

Navy heroes who died attempting to save lives in Durban to...

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The three SA Navy members who died attempting to rescue workers from a gas-filled pit at Naval Base Durban last month will...

Russia underplayed losses in recapture of Palmyra in Syria

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Russia's force in Syria suffered losses since late January more than three times higher than the official toll, according to evidence gathered...

Sailors who died in gas leak rescue at Naval Base Durban...

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The three SA Navy members who died while trying to save workers from a gas leak at Naval Base Durban last Friday...

DR Congo anti-government march turns violent, 17 dead

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At least 17 people, including three policemen, were killed when Congolese police and anti-government protesters clashed in the capital Kinshasa on Monday...

UN to launch inquiry into Mali protest deaths

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he would launch an inquiry into the deaths of three protesters in northern Mali, who witnesses said...

Death toll in Mozambique rises after flooding

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More than 100 people have been killed and 150,000 displaced by floods in Mozambique, a senior government official said on Wednesday, as...

UN deaths in 2013 – Africa hardest hit

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Working for the United Nations became more dangerous last year the world body's staff union points out, noting at least 58 personnel...

No-one to blame for Infantry School deaths – SA Army

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No blame can be apportioned for the death of at least 13 recruits during training at the SA Infantry School in Oudtshoorn...

SANDF deaths near the 30 mark in four months

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The importance of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) as an instrument of government has been highlighted, sadly, on the debit side...

Message of condolence by SANDF Commander-in-Chief, President Jacob Zuma, at the...

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I salute you all today on behalf of the Government of South Africa and on behalf of the commanders and soldiers of...

ICD reports decrease in police custody deaths

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The number of investigations carried out into deaths in police custody and deaths as a result of police action have decreased 7%...

Parliamentary Question: DoP: SAPS deaths

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QUESTION NO 1561 1561. Mr P J Groenewald (FF Plus) to ask the Minister of Police: (1) How many members of the SA Police Service died...