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Twin car bombs killed 18 people in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Friday in an attack by the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, but security forces shot dead five assailants, officials said.
Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings Three bombs rock capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state Somalia: Up to 27 killed in car bomb attacks in Mogadishu
European leaders will Friday give a financial boost to a joint African force tackling jihadists in the Sahel at an international conference in Brussels, as fresh violence highlights the region's fraught security situation.
EU Top Diplomat: Donors Raised $510 Million for G5 Sahel Force At Trump's Home Military Base, Airmen Share Stories of Diversity European leaders boost Sahel anti-extremist funding
The governor of Nigeria's Yobe state told residents of the village of Dapchi in person on Thursday that 76 of their schoolgirls who were reported to have been rescued from Islamist Boko Haram kidnappers were in fact still missing.
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The Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village, three parents, a resident and a local government official told Reuters.
Nigerian President calls missing schoolgirls a 'national disaster' Nigerian town tallies 105 girls missing after Boko Haram attack on school Flash flooding in Queensland led to dramatic rescues
Dozens of schoolgirls were missing on Wednesday two days after a Boko Haram attack on their school in northeastern Nigeria, sparking fears of a repeat of the 2014 Chibok kidnapping that shocked the world.
Nigerian President calls missing schoolgirls a 'national disaster' Nigerian town tallies 105 girls missing after Boko Haram attack on school Parents of abducted Nigerian girls plan to join Bring...
Cobalt is an essential component of batteries for smartphones and electric cars. Around 60% of it comes from just one country, DR Congo – and most of the metal is exported to China. But there are ethical concerns: Amnesty International says children and adults are mining cobalt in extremely hazardous
Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2018: Coal mining ban big issue DR Congo braces for new anti-Kabila rally Toxic Water Seeps From Norwegian Mining Site in Brazil’s Amazon
The stream of Congolese refugees fleeing deadly ethnic conflict in Ituri province shows little sign of abating. The UN estimates that 34,000 have arrived in neighbouring Uganda so far in 2018--more than 22,000 in the past two weeks alone.
Children abandoned as Kyrgyz parents seek work abroad Young People Build Multicultural Bridges in Iraq Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights
In eastern Africa, you can now reliably take the train from Ethiopia's capital to neighbouring Djibouti. The new railway line - built and paid for by China - went into operation a few weeks ago. Over a century ago, the French had already built a rail line between the two
Djibouti Seizes Strategic DP World Container Terminal The holiday home on the platform of a railway station Ruling party eyes big win in Djibouti parliamentary poll
In the remote southern regions of Malawi, a violent tradition is practised on young women. Girls who reach puberty are forced to have sex with a "hyena", a man chosen by their family. Strict rules surround this rape, which is organised in the utmost secrecy. Despite being outlawed, the ancient
One in eight French women say they have been raped, finds study Nazi summer camp video shows girls chosen for Ayran purity Grooming gangs preying on victims nationwide despite major police operations, report says
Retired archbishop and Nobel Peace laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam after the British charity was hit by sexual misconduct allegations.
UK's Labour general secretary quits after 'tumultuous' tenure The overreaction to Oxfam's failings is part of a deeper and more damaging malaise Aussie deputy PM steps down amid sexual harassment scandal
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn suddenly resigned on Thursday in what he described as a bid to smooth reforms, following years of violent unrest that threatened the ruling party's hold on Africa's second most populous nation.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull declines to offer Trump any advice on gun control Aussie Deputy PM resigns following uproar over affair Australian Prime Minister: We don't provide political advice on gun control laws
French air power on Wednesday killed at least 10 jihadists in northeast Mali near the border with Algeria, local and foreign military sources said.
Militant group claims Mali attack that killed 2 French soldiers French troops kill several terrorists in Mali operation Fates vary of foreign jihadists held in Iraq and Syria
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday effective immediately, bowing to pressure from the ruling ANC party as it pushed for a no-confidence vote on his beleaguered leadership.
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Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought President Robert Mugabe's regime for many years, died Wednesday at the age of 65 after a battle with cancer, a party official said. | 'Just give us our benefits, ' Mugabe tells Mnangagwa Zimbabwe’s Opposition Names Acting Leader  Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan's dramatic wait for big air bronze
South African President Jacob Zuma fought back Wednesday against an order from the ruling ANC party to immediately resign, saying he had been unfairly treated and was given no reason why he should quit.
China's Communist Party to meet on reform ahead of... China's Communist Party to meet on reform ahead of government reshuffle China's Communist Party to meet ahead of government reshuffle
Scandal-hit British charity Oxfam was reeling Tuesday after fresh claims of sexual assault and cover-up in South Sudan, as Haiti's president condemned the behaviour of some of its staff in his country as "undignified and dishonest".
South Sudan military officers may have committed war crimes: U.N. NSW MP caught up in text scandal denies allegations Gang rapes and beheadings: U.N. details South Sudan horrors, blames government and rebels
South Africa's ruling ANC party on Tuesday "recalled" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office but set no deadline for him to step down, pitching the country into further uncertainty.
China's Communist Party to meet on reform ahead of... China's Communist Party to meet on reform ahead of government reshuffle China's Communist Party to meet ahead of government reshuffle

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