The UN Security Council Tuesday voted to task peacekeepers in the Central African Republic with supporting the newly elected government just as France prepares to...
At least 13 people are dead following an al-Shabab attack near the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Somali's capital Mogadishu.
Suicide bombers killed at least seven people in an attack on the African Union's main peacekeeping base in Mogadishu, Somalia on Tuesday, police said.
A move by South Sudan President Salva Kiir to replace his vice president and rival Riek Machar could reignite war in Africa's youngest nation.
In a move which might spark further violence in South Sudan, the armed oppsition says it has replaced its leader and the country's vice president.
An association of Zimbabwean war veterans, traditionally staunch supporters of President Robert Mugabe, have slammed him as dictatorial.
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Moree than 203 million people currently live in a state of emergency.
Prosecutors say they'll appeal the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius because it is "shockingly too lenient".
Lebogang Motsumi, 27, still remembers the moment when she learnt she had contracted HIV from a man a decade her senior.
Three European countries rushed to evacuate their nationals serving as UN police in South Sudan during the recent heavy fighting, without even consulting the...
The UN has received reports that South Sudanese soldiers in uniform have raped civilians near a UN peacekeeping base in Juba, the UN spokesman has said.
UNICEF says of the 244,000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition in the Nigerian state Borno, one in five will die if they do not get help.

12 soldiers killed in Mali attack

It remains unclear which rebel group is behind an attack on a Malian army base in which 12 soldiers were killed.
A cholera response plan has been launched in South Sudan following the deaths of 11 people as health officials try to determine the cause.
More than 18,000 scientists, campaigners and donors opened a major AIDSconference in South Africa on Monday, issuing stark warnings that recent gains in the fight...

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