Cameroon's anglophone regions offline for over a month

English-speakers in Cameroon have long complained of discrimination and of not getting a fair share of the west African nation's wealth.

Blind sheikh buried in Egypt after dying in US jail

The Egyptian-born sheikh died of natural causes Saturday at a federal medical centre in North Carolina, where he was serving a life sentence on several terrorism-related charges.

Cameroon expels 500 Nigerians fleeing Boko Haram: UN

Thousands of Nigerians have been displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency, which has been staging deadly attacks since 2009 in pursuit of a caliphate in northern Nigeria.

DR Congo investigating alleged army massacre video

The seven minutes of footage shows a group of uniformed men opening fire, then walking among at least 20 bodies, reportedly in the violence-wracked central Kasai region.

Somali president says no quick fix for nation's woes

'Our govt. is facing so many challenges and even though I will be doing my best...due to limited resources regarding economy and security, what we could do is going to be limited.'

Pope appeals for urgent food aid to help famine-stricken South Sudan

'Now more than ever there should be a commitment by everyone to not just talk but contribute food aid and allow it to reach suffering populations,' the pontiff said

Forex issues ground Nigeria aviation sector

Based on data from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, last year passenger traffic declined by 0,5 percent year-on-year on domestic flights.

Somali capital on lockdown for president's inauguration

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed will be sworn in at a ceremony to be held in the highly secured airport zone to avoid an attack by al-Shabaab.


Kenyan court forces the country to review its options on Dadaab refugee camp

A Kenyan court has ruled that the government's closure of Dadaab refugee camp is unconstitutional. This will affect the future of the refugees currently in the camp.


S Sudanese woman reunited with children after almost five-year search

Machul left the children with her mother, but one night gunmen attacked their village. 'I was in bed sleeping...I heard the sound of gunshots, then people shouting,' her son said.

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