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    Eight people killed, 20 reportedly missing in DR Congo massacre

    Agence France-Presse . Beni | Updated at 01:53pm on February 08, 2020

    At least eight civilians were killed in eastern DR Congo and another 20 reported missing on Friday, police said, in the latest massacre blamed on...

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    7 dead in Congo fever outbreak in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:29pm on February 06, 2020

    Seven people have died in an outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, also known as Congo fever, in a village in central Mali, an official said....

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    13 children killed in Kenya primary school stampede

    Agence France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 12:58am on February 05, 2020

    At least 13 children died and dozens of others were injured in a stampede as they left their primary school in Kenya on Monday, local...

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    Recent Nigeria gun attacks kill 26: police

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Abuja | Updated at 01:18pm on February 04, 2020

    A total of 26 people were killed in recent attacks in Nigeria’s central Plateau State, local police said on Monday...

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    20 killed in Tanzania church stampede

    Agence France-Presse . Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Updated at 04:40pm on February 02, 2020

    Twenty people in Tanzania were trampled to death at an open-air evangelical Christian church service in the north of the country, officials said on Sunday....

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    Nine illegal miners killed by rival workers in South Africa

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 11:09pm on February 01, 2020

    Nine illegal miners from Lesotho were stoned to death by suspected rival workers in a western district of Johannesburg, South African police said on Saturday,...

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    Greta puts Africa’s climate activists in media spotlight

    Agence France-Presse . Stockholm | Updated at 11:06pm on February 01, 2020

    After a racism debate in Davos on the invisibility of African climate activists, Greta Thunberg held a press conference Friday with fellow eco warriors from...

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    39 killed in Burkina village massacre

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 12:39am on January 30, 2020

    A jihadist attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso at the weekend, in which men were separated from women and then massacred, left 39...

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    50 killed in militia clashes in Central Africa town

    Agence France-Presse . Bangui | Updated at 01:17am on January 29, 2020

    Clashes between rival armed groups in Bria, a strategic town in eastern Central African Republic, have left dozens dead, a senior official said on Tuesday....

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    Jihadist attack on Mali military camp leaves 19 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:52am on January 27, 2020

    Nineteen members of the security forces died and five were wounded on Sunday in a major assault by suspected jihadists at a military camp in...

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