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    IS-linked jihadists attack humanitarian facilities in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:44am on April 11, 2021

    Islamic State-linked jihadists in Nigeria attacked humanitarian facilities in the restive northeastern town of Damasak, aid workers told AFP on Saturday...

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    6 killed in Somali suicide bomb attack

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 09:12pm on April 10, 2021

    Six civilians died and seven more were injured on Saturday when an Al-Shabaab suicide bomber blew himself up outside a cafe in Somalia, police and...

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    24 killed in western DR Congo road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Kikwit | Updated at 04:02pm on April 10, 2021

    Twenty-four people died and more than 20 others were injured in a collision on a major highway in western Democratic of Republic of Congo, a...

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    12 beheaded in Mozambique attack in March: security sources

    Agence France-Presse . Maputo | Updated at 03:36pm on April 10, 2021

    Twelve decapitated bodies were found after a jihadist raid on the Mozambique town of Palma last month, strewn in front of a hotel where dozens...

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    300 killed in March outbreak of Ethiopia ethnic violence

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa | Updated at 12:36am on April 10, 2021

    Clashes involving Ethiopia’s two largest ethnic groups killed more than 300 people over several days last month, a federal official said Friday, the latest sign...

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    Sudanese women march demanding equal rights

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:35am on April 10, 2021

    Hundreds of women demonstrated in Khartoum on Thursday demanding reforms to ensure equality, two years on since the mass protests that led to the fall...

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    UN ‘appalled’ by deadly Darfur clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:32am on April 10, 2021

    The United Nations said on Friday it was ‘appalled’ by the resurgence of violence in Sudan’s West Darfur region, saying all tribes responsible for the...

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    Record levels of hunger in Congo: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 11:13pm on April 07, 2021

    A record 27.3 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are facing acute hunger, one-third of the violence-wracked central African country’s population, two UN...

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    Prisoners escape from Nigeria jail after armed gang attack

    Agence France-Presse . Abuja | Updated at 10:51am on April 06, 2021

    More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked a prison in southern Nigeria using explosives, correctional authorities said Monday, in one...

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    40 killed in fighting in Sudan’s Darfur

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 10:38am on April 06, 2021

    At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in three days of clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur state, the United Nations said on...

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