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Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 06:26
Peace and security will be the focus of a conference bringing together top American military brass and the heads of 35 African armies which opened in Senegal on Monday.
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 06:01
Niger needs more international assistance to help it confront a looming food crisis compounded by an influx of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram Islamist fighters in neighbouring Nigeria, the country's prime minister said.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 05:36
Nigeria's human rights commission (NHRC) on Tuesday accused the country's security agencies of systematic extra-judicial killings, describing the lack of due process as the most frequently violated human right.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 06:08
The United States said on Tuesday it was deeply concerned over a worsening power struggle between Somalia's president and prime minister, and pulled out of a international summit on the war-torn country.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 05:38
The leaders of Nigeria and its neighbouring countries met in Niger on Tuesday for talks on finalising a multi-national force to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants.
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 05:44
More than 20 combatants of the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab and several soldiers from Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region were killed Wednesday in fighting, officials said.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 05:53
Uganda has intercepted communications between militants in the east African nation and al-Qaeda groups in north Africa requesting help in a planned attack on a major Kampala prison, the country's police chief has revealed.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 06:42
Cape Town - The DA wants an explanation for why South Africa sold 50 sniper rifles to Turkmenistan, a country widely criticised internationally for its human rights abuses.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 11:18
Moroccan police have seized nearly 30 tons of hashish in Casablanca, one of the largest busts in the major cannabis exporting country in years, local media reported on Monday.
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 07:00
Analysts are urging Washington to re-think its decades-old, military-based aid programme amid concerns over human rights abuses and a crackdown on civil liberties.