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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,...

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