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Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 06:17
Nigeria's army said on Wednesday it had released 128 detainees held on suspicion of being Boko Haram militants, amidst criticism from human rights groups about the military's detention and treatment of civilians.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 06:37
Kenya's government on Wednesday announced major changes in its administrative and security personnel, with a clear focus on tackling the worsening insecurity linked to Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab rebels.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 06:35
Mali's defence ministry adviser says that five neighbouring countries have met to discuss a joint force to fight extremism in the region.
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 07:05
Bamako - Mali's main Tuareg rebel group on Wednesday urged the United Nations to lift "all the security zones" set up in the country's north in response to deadly clashes between rival groups that have threatened to unravel a newly agreed peace deal.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 06:33
South Sudan's warring leaders have been given an August 17 deadline to agree another peace deal to end 19-months of civil war, mediators said on Thursday.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 06:38
Burundi's electoral commission chief says results will be announced on Friday for the presidential election, a poll that took place amid unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's efforts to win a third term that opponents charge is unconstitutional.
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 06:47
Burkina Faso's president Michel Kafando removed Security Minister Colonel Auguste-Denise Barry from his post on Sunday in a move widely seen as appeasing the country's powerful army.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 06:16
The AU said on Sunday it would not act as observer in Burundi's parliamentary elections on Monday because conditions were unsuitable for free, fair, transparent and credible elections.
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 07:42
A DRC army offensive against Rwandan Hutu rebels may be advancing rapidly, but many fear it is failing in its main objective of disarming them as the fighters melt away into the forest.
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 06:46
A Human Rights Watch report says there is evidence that cluster bombs were dropped on at least two locations in Libya.