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Democratic Republic of the Congo : 12 dead, 92 missing in DR Congo floods
on 2017/9/26 13:52:18
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 12 people died, 18 others injured and 92 were missing after heavy rains caused flooding in two villages in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an official said Wednesday.

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Kenya : Kenya braces for Supreme Court ruling on polls
on 2017/9/26 13:51:23
Kenya

Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice in Kenya’s capital of Nairobi have sealed off roads near the country’s Supreme Court as judges prepare to issue a detailed ruling on why they invalidated last month’s presidential poll results.

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Kenya : Police fire tear gas to disperse election protesters in Kenya
on 2017/9/20 17:14:16
Kenya

Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice in Kenya have used tear gas to disperse protesters angry at a Supreme Court ruling which invalidated President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in August 8 votes.

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North of Africa : Tunisia offers to mediate in Libya crisis
on 2017/9/20 17:13:20
North of Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowLibyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar has visited neighboring Tunisia for talks with President Beji Caid Essebsi, who offered to act as a mediator between rival Libyan factions.

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Nigeria : 44 die of cholera in Nigeria's militancy-hit northeast: UN
on 2017/9/20 17:12:21
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations says at least 44 people have died in a cholera outbreak in the militancy-hit northeast of Nigeria, where the first case of the disease was identified nearly five weeks ago.

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Kenya : Kenya opposition urges reform of electoral commission
on 2017/9/20 17:10:02
Kenya

Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga Sunday said the coalition he leads will hold nationwide campaigns to urge reforms of the electoral commission before the fresh presidential elections next month.

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Nigeria : 15 killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria’s Borno
on 2017/9/20 17:10:00
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 15 people have been killed in a bombing attack, bearing the hallmark of the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group, in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno.

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East of Africa : 30 Burundian refugees die in clashes with Congo security forces
on 2017/9/20 17:09:06
East of Africa

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 30 Burundian refugees have been killed in clashes with Congolese security forces over plans to send some of them home, a Reuters witness and local activists said on Saturday.

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Somalia : 9 killed in fighting between Somali police, military
on 2017/9/20 17:07:52
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowFighting between the military and police backed by intelligence forces killed nine people in the Somali capital on Saturday, police said.

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Egypt : Egypt court upholds life sentence handed down to Morsi
on 2017/9/20 17:06:57
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowA life sentence given to Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi has been upheld, a move that apparently shows the government in Cairo has no intention of easing a crackdown on the followers of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

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Nigeria : Curfew in southeastern Nigeria after clashes
on 2017/9/16 16:50:00
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowA three-day dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in southeast Nigeria due to mounting tensions between pro-Biafra supporters and the military.

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Central African Republic : Violence in Central African Republic uproots record 1.1mn
on 2017/9/16 16:44:51
Central African Republic

Click to see original Image in a new windowA record number of people - more than 1.1 million - have been uprooted in Central African Republic by spiraling violence between armed groups which threatens to plunge the country back into full-blown conflict, the United Nations said on Friday.

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Egypt : Two Egyptian soldiers, five militants killed in Sinai clashes
on 2017/9/16 16:43:53
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowEgypt’s military says two soldiers and five militants were killed in clashes that erupted after armed men tried to attack a security checkpoint in Sinai province.

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Somalia : US claims 6 Shabab militants killed in Somalia air raids
on 2017/9/16 16:40:00
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United States Africa Command has claimed that its airstrikes have killed six members of the al-Shabab militant group in southern Somalia.

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Republic of the Congo : Congo conflict forces more children to leave school: Refugee group
on 2017/9/12 14:33:35
Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowMore and more children are being deprived of education in the Republic of the Congo over a protracted conflict and the country’s weak education system, an NGO says.

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Egypt : Militants kill 18 police forces in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula
on 2017/9/12 14:30:42
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 18 police forces, including a general, have been killed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after militants ambushed their convoy, in one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in the restive region since January.

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Somalia : Somali army repels al-Shabab after attack on military base
on 2017/9/12 14:29:07
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowGovernment forces in Somalia have seized control of a town near the border with Kenya, after the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab militant group attacked a Somali military base there and left a number of soldiers dead.

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Somalia : Bomb attack kills 6 in central Somalia
on 2017/9/12 14:27:17
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least six people have been killed and several others injured in a bomb attack carried out in central Somalia, police and residents say.

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Egypt : 10 killed as Egyptian police raid terrorists’ hideout in Cairo
on 2017/9/12 14:26:37
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowEgyptian police say their forces have managed to kill 10 suspected militants in an anti-terror operation in the capital Cairo.

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Egypt : Egypt announces discovery of 3,500-year-old tomb
on 2017/9/10 16:58:06
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowEgypt has announced the discovery in the southern city of Luxor of a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago during the reign of the 18th dynasty.

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