19 May 18

DRC: WHO raises Ebola health risk to ‘very high’ amid new cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the health assessment risk in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to “very high” as the African country fights to contain the latest outbreak of Ebola virus.

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19 May 18

40 Ugandan women saved form human trafficking in Thailand

More than 40 Ugandan women were rescued by Thai authorities on Wednesday during operations against human trafficking in the Southeast Asian country.

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18 May 18

South Sudan president calls on security forces to stop killing citizens

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces in the country to stop robbing and killing civilians.

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14 May 18

Burundi: 26 killed by ‘terrorist group’ ahead of referendum

Twenty-six people have been killed and a further seven injured in Burundi’s rural northwestern province of Cibitoke, during an attack carried out by a “terrorist group”, according to the country’s security minister.

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13 May 18

Right groups urge Sudan to pardon teenager for killing rapist husband

The United Nations (UN) and international rights groups have called upon Sudanese authorities to pardon a 19-year-old woman sentenced to death for killing her husband as he attempted to rape her.

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06 May 18

UN calls for an end to clashes at Rwanda refugee camp

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling for Rwandan authorities and Congolese refugees at the Kiziba refugee camp to put an end to clashes that resulted in the death of one refugee last week.

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24 April 18

South Sudan: Attacks on health facilities increasing, report says

A new report published by the New York-based Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict says attacks on medical facilities and staff in South Sudan are on the rise.

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23 April 18

Canadian man arrested in Ethiopia for 11 years returns home

A Canadian citizen who spent more than 11 years imprisoned in Ethiopia has returned to his home in Toronto.

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22 April 18

South Sudan army chief James Ajongo dies in Egypt

South Sudan’s army chief, General James Ajongo died in the Egyptian capital on Friday, the government has revealed.

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18 April 18

Sudanese militia group demands EU payment for blocking migrants

A Sudanese militia group says the European Union should pay it compensation for preventing African migrants from reaching the Mediterranean.

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