26 October 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Seizes Another Town As Peacekeepers Withdraw

Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab seized control of another town in central Somalia after African Union peacekeepers abandoned the area.

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18 October 16

Somali Pirates Holding Five Kenyans for Ransom, Says UN

A new report from the UN reveals Somali pirates are holding five Kenyans and almost forty people from other nations for ransom.

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09 October 16

Eritrean Refugee Says Life Is Worse in UK Council Flats

An Eritrean refugee living in the UK claims life in his Swansea council flat is worse than the one he fled five years ago.

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30 September 16

Al-Shabaab Attacks Kenya Police Station

Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has attacked a police station in Kenya near the border with Somalia.

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25 September 16

South Sudan Seeking Troops After Rejecting UN Peacekeepers

South Sudan is “shopping around” for troops from African nations after rejecting a UN proposal to deploy 4,000 additional peacekeeper troops, according to reports.

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15 September 16

Tanzania: Sh1.4 Billion Raised to Help Earthquake Survivors

Donors raised Sh1.4 billion (more than $600,000) yesterday to help those affected by the weekend’s deadly earthquake.

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10 September 16

South Sudan: World Vision Worker Killed with His Family in Western Equitoria

A World Vision International worker was shot dead in Western Equatoria last night, together with his wife and two children.

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15 August 16

UNHCR Funding Shortage As South Sudanese Flee to Uganda

The United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) is appealing to donors as it warns of a funding shortage for South Sudan’s humanitarian crisis.

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14 August 16

Ethiopia: Protests Could Lead to Civil War, Politician Warns

A veteran politician warns the battle for land reforms in Ethiopia could lead to civil war in the country.

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11 August 16

Ethiopia: 33 Killed as Protest Violence Escalates

Dozens of people were shot dead by Ethiopian security forces during protests over the weekend, according to residents and opposition officials.

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