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Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:05
Military analysts say French forces trying to disarm fighters in Central African Republic must be smart, careful and quick about handing the lead to multinational African peacekeepers.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 10:49
Nigeria requires more regional help to tackle Boko Haram militants in its restive northeast but the country is likely to have to shoulder most of the burden on its own for now, according to analysts.
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 09:33
Niger has rounded up close to 150 migrants crossing the Sahara to Algeria in the past two days, in a crackdown on illegal migration after 92 people died of thirst trying to make the same desert journey.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 07:56
Nigeria's government says the president has fired nine ministers in the biggest shake-up of the Cabinet during his more than two-year presidency.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 08:07
Defence chiefs and foreign ministers from Africa's Great Lakes region met on Wednesday in the latest bid to end fighting in resource-rich eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Friday, August 30, 2013 - 07:42
Mali's interim government has removed General Amadou Sanogo, who led a coup last year, as head of a military committee tasked with reforming the West African country's armed forces, a government statement said.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 08:26
A probe into policing in the troubled new nation of South Sudan has uncovered 11,000 fake names on the payroll.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 06:43
African troops in Somalia said they thwarted an attack Thursday by Islamist Shabaab fighters on their base in the southern port city of Kismayo.
Friday, July 19, 2013 - 09:28