Africa

Roadside bomb kills 10 in Somalia's Lower Shabelle
  Comments - 2 weeks ago

A roadside explosion killed 10 people in a minibus in Somalia's lower Shabelle region on Thursday, a military officer and residents said.

South Sudanese troops butchered civilians, shot children
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Hundreds of South Sudanese refugees fled into Uganda for a second day on Wednesday, bearing further grim testimony of an attack by government forces on the border town of Pajok in which at least 17 people were killed

South Sudan drops plan for Sh1 million work permit fee for aid staff
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

South Sudan has suspended plans to charge foreign workers a Sh1 million work permit fee, the finance minister said, after criticism that it would create a huge expense for aid organisations.

Al Shabaab take over Somalia town after Ethiopian troops leave
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Somalia's al Shabaab militant group has taken control of El Bur, a town in the Horn of Africa's semi-autonomous region of Galmudug, after Ethiopian forces left, a government official has said.

Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

The pirates were on board and were taking the ship and its 11 crew members to Eyl in Puntland

Egypt's president leaves Cairo for Washington to meet Trump
  Comments - 3 weeks ago

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left Cairo for Washington on Saturday where both sides will seek a renewed relationship after tensions over Sisi's crackdown on opponents.

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