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6 aid workers killed in South SudanSix aid workers were ambushed and killed in South Sudan on Saturday, the deadliest attack on humanitarian workers since the East African nation's civil war began in 2013
The Associated Press18 hours ago
In this photo taken Saturday, March 25, 2017, UNICEF Somalia Representative Steven Lauwerier, center, speaks to displaced Somalis at a camp in Baidoa, Somalia. Somalia's drought is threatening 3 million lives according to the U.N. and in recent months aid agencies have been scaling up their efforts but say more support is urgently needed to prevent the crisis from worsening. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and choleraDrought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and cholera, well as Islamic extremists; 3 million lives threatened
The Associated Press20 hours ago
East African bloc: Members to allow Somali refugees to workEast African states to allow hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees to work, bloc says
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday Aug. 21, 2006 file photo, UN troops in armored vehicles drive through the streets of Kinshasa, Congo. Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bompeng, File)
Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police: OfficialsCongolese militia decapitates more than 40 policemen in province where deadly violence grows
The Associated Press1 day ago
3 soldiers dead as armed men attack northern Mali army base3 soldiers killed as armed men attack northern Mali army base, local officials say
The Associated Press1 day ago
Somalia's proposed new cabinet challenged by lawmakersSomalia's proposed cabinet challenged by lawmakers as new government tries to assert control
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rape reaches 'epic proportions' in South Sudan's civil warRape reaches 'epic proportions' in South Sudan's civil war; 'If I talk about it, I just cry'
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday Aug. 21, 2006 file photo, UN troops in armored vehicles drive through the streets of Kinshasa, Congo. Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bompeng, File)
Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights groupCongo must help in search for missing UN experts as deadly violence grows, rights group says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Burkina Faso forces kill key jihadist, arrest othersBurkina Faso military forces kill key jihadist, arrest others near border with Mali
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this Sunday June. 20, 2010 file photo, men walk in an oil slick covering a creek near Bodo City in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Royal Dutch Shell's Nigeria subsidiary "fiercely opposed" environmental testing and is concealing data showing thousands of Nigerians are exposed to health hazards from a stalled cleanup of the worst oil spills in the West African nation's history, according to a German geologist contracted by the Dutch-British multinational.(AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
Geologist for Shell says company hid Nigeria spill dangersGeologist for Shell says company hid Nigeria spill dangers; 'astonishingly high' pollution
The Associated Press2 days ago
UN's South Sudan inquiry gets wider powers to pursue abusesUN's South Sudan inquiry gets wider powers to pursue mass rape, torture, more in civil war
The Associated Press2 days ago
People gather near the wreckage of a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, March 24, 2017. A police official says the car bomb exploded near a restaurant and hotel in Somalia's capital killing at least one person and wounding others. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills 1, hurts 2Car bomb near Somalia presidential palace kills at least 1 and wounds 2, police say
The Associated Press2 days ago
Somali pirates seize trawler, likely for hijackings: PoliceSomali pirates seize fishing boat, likely for use in future hijackings: Police
The Associated Press2 days ago
Gambia to set up truth commission and offer reparationsGambia to set up truth and reconciliation commission and offer reparations to victims
The Associated Press3 days ago
British woman faces treason-related charges in RwandaBritish woman faces treason-related charges in Rwanda but claims innocence
The Associated Press3 days ago
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