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Suspected Islamists kill nine civilians in central Mali

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Suspected Islamist militants riding 4x4 vehicles and armed with machine guns killed nine civilians in attacks on three villages in central Mali late on...

Suspected Islamists kill a dozen people in eastern Congo attacks

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Assailants killed a dozen people in two overnight attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army, a witness and a local rights group...

Niger mourns, probes weekend massacre in two villages

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Niger has declared three days of national mourning following the massacre of 100 civilians in two villages in the western region of the country...

Nigeria buries 43 farmers killed by militants, dozens missing

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Villagers in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Sunday buried 43 farmers killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants while security forces searched for...

Suspected Islamists kill 18, torch church in east Congo

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Assailants killed at least 18 people and burned down a church in a village in eastern Congo on Wednesday night, a civil rights group...

Suspected jihadist freed by Mali is detained in Algeria

Algeria’s defence ministry said on Wednesday it had detained a suspected jihadist militant who was released this month by Mali as part of a...

American citizen kidnapped in southern Niger, sources say

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An American citizen was kidnapped near the town of Birnin Konni in southern Niger in the early hours of Tuesday, three security sources and...

Sudanese police fire tear gas to disperse hundreds gathered across the...

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Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people in demonstrations across the capital Khartoum on Wednesday, as crowds gathered to put...

Suspected Islamists free 900 prisoners from east Congo jail

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Armed men freed at least 900 prisoners from a jail in Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a coordinated attack early on...

Kidnapped politician, French aid worker to be freed in Mali prisoner...

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Mali will release scores of suspected Islamist insurgents in a prisoner exchange for opposition leader Soumaila Cisse and French aid worker Sophie Petronin, two...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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