Nigerian troops 'kill dozens'

Community leaders in Nigeria have accused troops of massacring up to 80 villagers to avenge the killing of six soldiers.
Nigeria's military is confident it has Boko Haram cornered, but it says a final push to clear the Islamist militants from their forest hideouts is being hampered...
Egyptian authorities are using the courts to stifle journalism, Amnesty International report says.
French president Francois Hollande has vowed to show no mercy if French peacekeepers in the Central African Republic accused of sexually assaulting hungry...
Many of the girls and women rescued from Boko Haram extremists in northeastern Nigeria are traumatised, officials say.
The ICRC has launched a new bid to help South Sudanese family members trace missing relatives displaced by conflict.
A fresh wave of xenophobic attacks has cast a dark shadow over South Africa's 21 years of independence celebrations.
We speak to a victim of a spate of xenophobic violence in South Africa that left at least seven people dead.
Witnesses say Saudi-led raids have hit Yemeni rebel positions close to the capital Sanaa, around the third city Taez, and in the central town of Yarim.
South Africa sent soldiers on Tuesday to help stop anti-immigrant violence in areas of Durban and Johannesburg where at least seven people have been killed in the...
Authorities in Nigeria say the 18 people from one town who died from a mystery illness are now believed to have suffered ethanol poisoning.
Fighters from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least ten people in overnight attacks on two villages in northern Cameroon, two senior army sources told Reuters...

Africans rally against xenophobia

Rallies against xenophobia have been taking place across the African continent.
Immigrants in South Africa's biggest commercial city shut their shops on Wednesday as a wave of anti-foreigner violence that has killed four people near the city...
Why are migrants risking their lives? And what is being done to try to tackle the problem?

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