Congo killings may be crimes against humanity: UN report

Killings and rapes committed by armed militias in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern Ituri province could constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, according to a new report from the UN's Joint Human Rights …

DR Congo Army says ADF Rebels Killed 30 Soldiers

KINSHASA - Islamist rebels killed 30 soldiers and wounded another 70, some seriously, during fierce fighting last week in eastern DR Congo, army officials said.

They suffered the losses during the latest offensive Thursday against …

Refugees Killed in Tripoli Were Forced Out of UN Facility

Two Eritrean asylum-seekers were shot dead in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, days after the U.N. refugee agency pressed them to leave its facility citing overcrowding.

The UNHCR confirmed the deaths in a statement Friday saying …

Roadside Bomb Kills Children on Bus in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Fourteen civilians, including many schoolchildren, died Saturday when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, a security source told AFP.

Four people were seriously hurt in the …

Six Killed In Accident In Eastern Uganda

KAMPALA, Six people died on the spot and four others were injured, after a truck rammed into a building, in the eastern district of Mayuge in Uganda.

James Mubi, Busoga East police spokesperson, spoke by …