03 January 16

Somalia: Turkish National Killed in New Year’s Day Gun Attack

The New Year has kicked off with familiar violence in Somalia after another Turkish national was murdered in the capital Mogadishu on New Year’s Day.

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03 January 16

Burundi: One Killed, 12 Injured in Latest Grenade Attack

At least one person was killed and a dozen injured in the latest grenade attack to take place in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura.

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02 January 16

2016 Will Be a Year of Peace Insists South Sudan Rebel Leader

South Sudan’s former vice president Riek Machar has assured the public that 2016 will be a year of peace in the war-torn country.

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01 January 16

Al-Shabaab IS Faction Carries Out First Attacks in Kenya, Somalia

A faction of the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) has carried out its first attacks in Somalia and Kenya.

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28 December 15

AU Calls on Burundi Rivals to Cooperate as Peace Talks Take Place in Uganda

African Union (AU) commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called on warring Burundi rivals to cooperate as peace talks take place in Uganda.

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28 December 15

South Sudan Rebels Sign MoU with Juba Government

A faction of South Sudan armed opposition forces has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the country’s government, promising to send a delegation to the capital Juba next week.

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28 December 15

Two Police Officers Killed in Kenya Al-Shabaab Attack

Two police officers were killed and many more injured in an Al-Shabaab attack in Kenya’s Mandera County on Sunday.

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28 December 15

Two People Killed in South Darfur Armed Robberies

Two people were killed and two others critically injured in separate armed robberies in South Darfur on Friday.

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24 December 15

Muslim Passengers Protect Christians From Al-Shabaab Bus Attack in Kenya

A group of Kenyan Muslims have been praised by President Kenyatta and international leaders after they protected Christian passengers from an Al-Shabaab bus attack on Monday.

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24 December 15

Sudan Backs Burundi in Dispute Against African Union Peacekeeper Plans

Sudan appears to have backed Burundi in its dispute against African Union (AU) plans to send peacekeeper troops into the troubled nation.

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