All posts by: Aaron Brooks

12 April 18

Rwandan peacekeeper killed in Central African Replublic

A Rwandan peacekeeper was killed in Central African Republic (CAR) on Tuesday during a clash with armed criminal groups.

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12 April 18

DRC: Six park rangers killed in attack at Virunga wildlife sanctuary

Five park rangers and a driver were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday, during an ambush at Virunga National Park.

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11 April 18

Sudan: President orders release of all political prisoners

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir has ordered the release of all political prisoners in the country, according to state media.

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11 April 18

Tanzania: Blogger required to pay $930 annual licence fee

Bloggers and other “online content creators” in Tanzania now have to pay $930 in licence fees per year to be approved by the government.

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10 April 18

Dozens of Sudanese troops killed in Yemen

Dozens of Sudanese troops have been killed by rebels in Yemen, military sources said on Saturday.

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09 April 18

Djibouti: US military resumes air operations after suspension

The US military has resumed air operations in Djibouti days after grounding all of its aircraft in the East African nation.

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09 April 18

DRC: Moïse Katumbi could be barred from election

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) most popular opposition leader could be barred from standing in elections later this year after it was revealed he held Italian citizenship for sixteen years.

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08 April 18

Eritrea tells Ethiopia: Ball remains in your court, regarding peace

Eritrea has responded to comments from Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, calling for reconciliation between the two countries by telling him the ball remains in Ethiopia’s court.

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07 April 18

US military grounds aircraft in Djibouti after successive accidents

The US military has halted air operations in Djibouti – at the request of the African nation’s government – following two accidents involving military aircraft.

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06 April 18

Ethiopia: 11 politicians, journalists released once again

Eleven politicians, journalists and bloggers in Ethiopia have been released after being arrested last month for violating the country’s state of emergency, one of their lawyers has said.

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