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Donors meet in Geneva on Friday in a bid to stump up nearly $1.7 billion (1.38 billion euros) for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), facing a crisis that experts say could become a tragedy.Read More
Cameroonians swept up in a conflict between anglophone separatists and the government are facing a humanitarian crisis, aid groups say as they struggle to reach people in remote areas that have become virtually off-limits.Read More
Gunmen suspected to be herders killed two people on Thursday in an attack on a farming village in central Nigeria's Benue state, police and a resident said.Read More
A former top judge who was kidnapped in Cameroon's troubled anglophone region has been released, sources said on Thursday.Read More

Posted On April 12, 2018By In None

UN forces help quell CAfrica jailbreak

UN forces in the Central African Republic (CAR) said they helped prevent a prison breakout in the capital on Tuesday as deadly clashes unfolded in a flashpoint district between peacekeepers and militia.Read More
"They are telling me to go. Go where? What would I do back there? Everyone's dead," says Gilbert Bigirimana, an 18-year-old Rwandan living in Republic of Congo who has never set foot on Rwandan soil.Read More
At least four people have been killed in more attacks blamed on herdsmen in central Nigeria's Benue state, an area wracked by deadly sectarian violence between herders and farmers, officials said on Wednesdasy.Read More
Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed paid a visit to a hotbed of anti-government protests Wednesday, asking residents for patience as he works to bring change to the country.Read More
Ambo (Ethiopia) (AFP) Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed paid a visit to a hotbed of anti-government protests Wednesday, asking residents for patience as he works to bring change to the country. Abiy is the first prime minister in modern Ethiopian history to come from the country’s largest ethnicity the Oromo, which took to the streets in late 2015 protesting the country’s one-party government. Those protests continued for months, leading to hundreds of deaths and tens of thousands of arrests in an unprecedented challenge to the 27-year rule of theRead More
Three Gambian men suspected of murdering a forest guard in Senegal's troubled southern region of Casamance have been arrested, a Gambian police spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.Read More