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Rebels kill 7 in attacks on army positions in Central African Republic

Rebels killed seven people in coordinated attacks on army positions in the east of the Central African Republic, the UN peacekeeping force in the conflict-ridden country said Wednesday.The fighters of the Unity for Peace in Central Africa (UPC) rebel...

Russia rejects claims personnel involved in CAR killings

Russia authorities have rejected claims that their military instructors in the Central African Republic have been involved in killing civilians and looting homes.During a heated discussion at the United Nations Security Council last week, the United States, France and...

Gabon becomes first African nation to be paid for protecting forests

Gabon has become the first African nation to receive a financial reward for protecting its forests as part of international efforts to fight climate change, the government announced Tuesday.Gabon has received $17 million in recompense for successfully cutting its...

Firmin Ngrebada Central African Republic’s PM announces resignation

The prime minister of the troubled Central African Republic, Firmin Ngrebada, announced on Thursday that his government had tendered its resignation.Ngrebada wrote on Twitter that he had "presented (his) resignation to the president," Faustin Archange Touadera, but presidential spokesman...

Death toll from Equatorial Guinea explosions rises to 98

The death toll from a series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea rose by dozens to at least 98 killed after more bodies were recovered, the government said Tuesday.The blasts on Sunday in the Mondong Nkuantoma...

Series of explosions in Bata, Equatorial Guinea claims 20

At least 300 people have been injured and about 20 persons have died in a series of explosions in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, the country's health ministry says.Images on social media showed a huge plume of smoke hanging over the...

HRW says Cameroon soldiers raped women in revenge raid

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it has gathered evidence of a revenge attack nearly a year ago by Cameroonian soldiers on a village where they raped at least 20 women.The raid on Ebam in the Anglophone South-West region, an...

Amnesty int’l say over 14 killed at religious site in CAR

Amnesty int'l report that came out Thursday says at least 14 people have been killed at a religious site in the Central African Republic (CAR) amid clashes between armed groups and security forces.Following the analysis of satellite images, testimonies...

Central African Republic soldiers repel rebels at capital

Security forces in Central African Republic repelled attacks by rebels trying to seize the capital early Wednesday after intense fighting on outskirts of Bangui, officials said.The rebels are protesting the re-election on Dec. 27 of President Faustin-Archange Touadera. Following...

Boko Haram kill 14 civilians in Cameroon

Boko Haram militants have killed 14 people in an overnight attack in Mozogo, a town located in Cameroon's Northern region, hotbed of the militants' attacks.The jihadist group has in recent days staged several attacks in the same region despite...
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Nearly a score killed in road ambush by Islamist militants in east DR Congo

At least 16 people, including six women and two children, have been killed in a suspected Islamist militant attack...
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