11 November 15

S. Sudan Plane Crash Survivor Tells of Ordeal, How He Saved Baby

The only adult survivor of a cargo plane crash in South Sudan has told how he protected a stranger’s baby as the aircraft descended into a bank of the River Nile.

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06 November 15

Russian Plane Crashes in South Sudan, Over 40 Feared Dead

More than 40 people are feared dead following a plane crash, involving a Russian built aircraft, shortly after it took off from Juba International Airport.

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06 November 15

Tanzania Gears Up Sex Education to Tackle Teenage Pregnancies

Tanzania has ramped up its sex education efforts in a bid to curb the high levels of teenage pregnancies in the East African nation.

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06 November 15

Pregnant Kenyan Woman Left to Die By Hospital Staff

A pregnant women died at Kakamega Provincial General Hospital, after she was left in agony and begging for help for 14 hours.

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06 November 15

UN Fears Burundi Coup Attempt, Tanzania Cholera Outbreak

A UN forecast that predicts political and natural disasters fears a coup attempt in volatile Burundi could extend violence across the country.

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04 November 15

Rebels Release UN Hostages in South Sudan

Thirteen United Nations workers have been released, a week after they were abducted by South Sudan rebels, the UN has announced. A total of 31 UN peacekeeping members were kidnapped by rebels last week, but the majority were soon released.
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02 November 15

Al-Shabaab Hotel Attack Kills At Least 15

An Al-Shabaab hotel attack in Somalia has killed at least 15 people in the capital, Mogadishu.

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02 November 15

Haemorrhagic Fever Response Team Arrives in Sudan

A team of Word Health Organization (WHO) experts have arrived in Sudan to assess the nation’s response to a haemorrhagic fever outbreak in Darfur.

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29 October 15

AU Report: Forced Cannibalism, Gang Rape and Mass Graves in S. Sudan

An African Union (AU) report on the civil war in South Sudan has cited evidence of gross human rights violations.

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29 October 15

Twelve Killed in Latest Burundi Clash

At least a dozen people were killed in Burundi on Monday and Tuesday, as the nation’s political crisis continues to spark violence.

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