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Amnesty international says counted 70 killed in Guinea protests

At least 70 people have been killed at protests in Guinea in the last four years, according to a report by human rights organisation Amnesty International. Thousands have hit the streets in multiple protests over a suspected effort by President...

Uganda protest killing of two nationals by Rwanda border officials

Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished in a further sign of fraying relations between the neighboring states. The two Ugandans were shot...

Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

Mali’s government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region.The government said Monday that soldiers have found identity cards of several nationalities. It said the operation is...

Embattled Guinea president replaces security minister amid deadly protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend his mandate.Conde, 81, is due to step down next year when his second and final...

Ivory Coast cocoa farmers eye sun spell to boost cocoa yield

Below average rainfall mixed with long sunny spells last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa regions will improve growing conditions after weeks of wet weather, farmers said on Monday.Ivory Coast, the world’s top cocoa producer, is entering the...

Gambia takes Myanmar to World court for genocide against Rohingya people

Gambia has filed a case at the United Nations’ top court accusing Myanmar of committing genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority, Gambian Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou said on Monday.The International Court of Justice (ICJ), also known as the World...

Rwandan border police shot and killed two Ugandans at border

Rwandan police officers shot dead two Ugandans on Sunday in the north-western Nyagatare district amid border tension between the two East Africa neighbours.The two suspects were shot for "illegally crossing the border and assaulting police officers", Rwandan police say.Rwanda...

Zimbabwe to distribute new currency notes to curb shortages

Zimbabwe's central bank is due to begin circulating new banknotes on Monday, which it says will help to ease a severe cash shortage as the country suffers a deepening economic crisis.The bank has played down fears that the move...

DR Congo army kills leader of splinter Hutu militia group

Congolese forces have killed the leader of an offshoot of a Hutu militia in the restive east of the country, the army said on Sunday, two months after killing the leader of the main faction.Juvenal Musabimana led a splinter...

Pope Francis to visit South Sudan next year urges unity govt

Pope Francis said on Sunday he wanted to make his postponed visit to South Sudan next year, and he urged the country’s leaders to overcome their divisions and bring an end to the suffering of its people.Francis spoke of...
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Amnesty international says counted 70 killed in Guinea protests

At least 70 people have been killed at protests in Guinea in the last four years, according to a...
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BRICS nations to consider adding countries to development bank

Leaders of the BRICS group of leading emerging economy nations meeting this week will discuss opening their development bank to other countries to increase...

Uganda protest killing of two nationals by Rwanda border officials

Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished...

Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

Mali’s government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region.The government said...

Embattled Guinea president replaces security minister amid deadly protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend...