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More than 400 killed in DR Congo ethnic violence

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Ethnic violence in north-western Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 400 people over two days in December, a local priest and a civil...

Security worsens, ethnic clashes in Burkina Faso

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Thirteen civilians were killed in ethnic violence in central Burkina Faso, government said, echoing a rise in inter-communal conflicts in neighbouring Mali linked to...

Civilians die in Mali ethnic violence

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Armed men killed 37 Fulani civilians in central Mali, where ethnic violence cost hundreds of lives last year, government said. Violence between Fulani and...

Ethnic crackdown accusations in Ethiopia

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A powerful party in Ethiopia's government accused authorities of arresting members of its ethnic group in a politically-driven crackdown - an unprecedented...

Thousands flee Ethiopian ethnic violence

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More than 70,000 people fled ethnically-charged violence in western Ethiopia, officials said - part of an eruption of unrest piling pressure on...

Ethnic unrest tarnishes reform in Ethiopia

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Shiburu Kutuyu, a 45-year-old Ethiopian maize and coffee farmer, was jolted awake by gunshots one night in June. He told his wife...

Ethnic unrest tarnishes reform in Ethiopia

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Shiburu Kutuyu, a 45-year-old Ethiopian maize and coffee farmer, was jolted awake by gunshots one night in June. He told his wife...

Ethnic unrest tarnishes reform in Ethiopia

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Shiburu Kutuyu, a 45-year-old Ethiopian maize and coffee farmer, was jolted awake by gunshots one night in June. He told his wife...

Mali election winner must stop ethnic killing

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Whoever wins Mali's election will need to urgently address growing ethnic violence in its central region, where jihadists are sowing chaos in...

Ethnic clashes in Mali leave 16 dead

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At least 16 Fulani herders were killed in suspected ethnic clashes in central Mali, government and local sources said, underscoring the chronic...

More than 40 dead in DR Congo ethnic clashes

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Ethnic clashes between Hema herders and Lendu farmers in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ituri province killed more than 40, local officials...

Guinea warns against ethnic violence

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Guinea will seek out anyone inciting ethnic violence after at least seven people were killed in post-election clashes. The violence was linked...

DR Congo ethnic violence claims 30 lives

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At least 30 people were killed in two days of ethnic clashes between Hema herders and Lendu farmers in the Democratic Republic...

Buhari vows punishment for those behind ethnic violence

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Nigeria will punish those behind an outbreak of deadly clashes between cattle herders and farmers, President Muhammadu Buhari said pushing back at...

Ethnic fighting in South Sudan claims 45 lives

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At least 45 people were killed in fighting between ethnic groups in South Sudan's northern state of Western Lakes in a new...

Burundi purging army on ethnic lines – report

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Burundian authorities intensified an ethnically-driven purge of the army this year, risking renewed civil war in the central African nation, a French...

Ethnic tension rising in Nigeria

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A northern Nigerian state's governor ordered the arrest of activists for demanding eviction of eastern Igbo people, amid rising tensions between ethnic...

Nigerian army launches operation to stem ethnic violence

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The Nigerian army launched a month-long operation to reduce violence in the centre of the country, as ethnically charged fighting pressures a...

Curfew in central Nigeria after 14 killed in ethnic fighting

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The Nigerian government imposed a 24-hour curfew on parts of central Nigeria, a spokesman said, after clashes killed at least 14 in...

Ethnic clashes in Mali leave 13 dead

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At least 13 people were killed in central Mali at the weekend in inter-ethnic clashes between Fulanis and Bambaras, the interior ministry...

Twenty-four killed in DRC ethnic clashes

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At least two dozen people, most of them women, have been killed over the past week in ethnic violence between Bantus and...

Ethnic cleansing underway in South Sudan: UN Commission

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Ethnic cleansing is taking place in some areas of South Sudan and the stage is set for a repeat of the Rwandan...

Two women lynched, set on fire in DR Congo as ethnic...

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Two Hutu women were dragged out of a minibus, lynched and their bodies set on fire by a crowd in eastern Congo,...