Monday, September 23, 2013 - 13:16
Last month, we Nigerians received some startling news from the army: Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram, which has killed some 3,000 people in northern Nigeria over the last four years, “might have died.”
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 08:42
Residents in the area surrounding Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, have spent Thursday and Friday in great fear, with helicopters and an Antonov aircraft circling above them at very low level.
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 07:14
Witnesses dispute official account of clash with Boko Haram fighters, just days after deadly attack by group in Borno.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 10:01
John Prendergast's testimony on the ongoing violence in the Eastern Congo.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 09:47
Tanzania has forcibly expelled 15,000 Burundi and 7,000 Rwandan nationals, who were accused of living in the country illegally, in a move that relief agencies warn is leading to a humanitarian crisis.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 08:17
In the Great Lakes region of Africa, UNHCR is urgently seeking an extra US$21.4 million for its underfunded operations in Uganda for refugees who have fled from the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 07:12
Anne C. Richard, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, delivers opening remarks before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa. She discusses major challenges and U.S. aid efforts towards the growing refugee problem produced by the Syrian civil war.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 07:40
Kassab camp for the displaced in the locality of Kutum in North Darfur has reportedly witnessed a series of attacks by militias within the past few weeks. Residents have called in Unamid to provide protection for them.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 08:26
Youths affiliated to Mali's main Tuareg separatist group on Sunday tried to prevent a plane carrying three ministers from landing in their northern bastion of Kidal and later pelted their convoy with rocks, officials and witnesses said.
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 07:57
South Sudan's army has killed almost 100 members of a small tribe, executing some of them in cold blood, during seven months of fighting with rebels in the eastern Jonglei state, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.