Deadly violence between government forces and tribal militias in DR Congo's central Kasai region has forced more than a million people from their homes over the past eight months, the UN said Friday.
One million displaced in DR Congo's Kasai due to violence: UN
Two children’s rights groups called on the UN Secretary-General António Guterres to put Saudi Arabia on a UN blacklist of countries that violate children’s rights, for its military actions in Yemen.
Children’s rights groups urge UN to blacklist Saudi coalition for Yemen attacks
Officials from Libya’s government have called on the international community to intervene in the country amid fears that fighting in the neglected south could escalate.
Libya’s GNA urges foreign intervention to end clashes in south
The US military has dispatched dozens of troops to Somalia on a mission allegedly aimed at training the African country’s forces to confront terrorist groups.
Dozens of more US troops dispatched to Somalia
Gunmen have ambushed and killed eight police officers in eastern Tanzania, the presidency said Friday, the latest in a string of killings targeting politicians and security officers in the East African nation.
Tanzania gunmen kill 8 police in restive region
Nearly two dozen people have been killed in a fire that tore through a religious ceremony southeast of Senegal.
22 killed in fire at Senegal religious retreat
The use of children as suicide bombers by the terrorists of Boko Haram has surged in 2017, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said on Wednesday
UNICEF: Child suicide bombings surge in Boko Haram conflict
South Africa's ruling party on Sunday said the government will have to re-think its costly and highly contentious nuclear expansion program following last week's relegation of the country's creditworthiness to junk.
South Africa to re-think nuclear expansion program
Bombs tore through two Egyptian churches in different cities as worshippers were marking Palm Sunday, killing at least 37 people and wounding around 100 in an assault claimed by the Daesh terror group.
Church bombings in Egypt kill dozens
Thousands marched through major South African cities Friday demanding the resignation of President Jacob Zuma after his sacking of the popular finance minister fueled widespread public anger.
Mass anti-Zuma protests held in South Africa

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