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Al-Qaida Group Claims Deadly Ambush of UN Peacekeepers in Mali

Al-Qaida Group Claims Deadly Ambush of UN Peacekeepers in Mali

An al-Qaida affiliate is claiming responsibility for Sunday's attack on a U.N. peacekeeping camp in northern Mali Sunday, killing 10 blue helmets from Chad and wounding 25 others.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attack …

LIBYA: DEATH TOLL IN MILITIA CLASHES IN CAPITAL TRIPOLI RISES TO 10

LIBYA: DEATH TOLL IN MILITIA CLASHES IN CAPITAL TRIPOLI RISES TO 10

TRIPOLI, The death toll from clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli has risen to 10 killed and 41 wounded, the health ministry said.

Fighting broke out this week between rival armed groups …

LIBYA: DEATH TOLL IN MILITIA CLASHES IN CAPITAL TRIPOLI RISES TO 10

LIBYA: DEATH TOLL IN MILITIA CLASHES IN CAPITAL TRIPOLI RISES TO 10

TRIPOLI, The death toll from clashes between rival militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli has risen to 10 killed and 41 wounded, the health ministry said.

Fighting broke out this week between rival armed groups …

MALI: GUNMEN KILL MORE THAN 30 TUAREGS IN ONGOING VIOLENCE

MALI: GUNMEN KILL MORE THAN 30 TUAREGS IN ONGOING VIOLENCE

BAMAKO, Gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 30 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said.

The violence compounds an already dire security …

Canadian Kidnapped in Northern Burkina Faso

Canadian Kidnapped in Northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU A Canadian national was kidnapped in an area of Burkina Faso that the government has warned is under growing threat from jihadist attacks, Security Minister Clement Sawadogo said on Wednesday.

Sawadogo said the man …

Canadian Kidnapped in Northern Burkina Faso

Canadian Kidnapped in Northern Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU A Canadian national was kidnapped in an area of Burkina Faso that the government has warned is under growing threat from jihadist attacks, Security Minister Clement Sawadogo said on Wednesday.

Sawadogo said the man …

Chad, CAR Threaten to Abandon Cameroon Port, Blame Corruption

Chad, CAR Threaten to Abandon Cameroon Port, Blame Corruption

DOUALA, CAMEROON Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.

At the port, heavy equipment is …

Chad, CAR Threaten to Abandon Cameroon Port, Blame Corruption

Chad, CAR Threaten to Abandon Cameroon Port, Blame Corruption

DOUALA, CAMEROON Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.

At the port, heavy equipment is …

TUNISIAN PRESIDENT PARDONS HUNDREDS OF PRISONERS OVER EIGHTH REVOLUTION ANNIVERSARY

TUNISIAN PRESIDENT PARDONS HUNDREDS OF PRISONERS OVER EIGHTH REVOLUTION ANNIVERSARY

TUNIS, Tunisia, Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, on Friday granted clemency, for hundreds of prisoners, over the eighth anniversary of the 2011 revolution, a presidency statement said.

According to a report, presented by Minister of …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country's first democratic transfer …

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner in DRC Election

JOHANNESBURG After several days of intense speculation on the outcome of the DRC's presidential elections, the country's election board, CENI, proclaimed Felix Tshisekedi the winner.

The result could lead to the country's first democratic transfer …

Savings But No Title Deed? Loans Help Kenyan Women Turn Idle Land into Gold

Savings But No Title Deed? Loans Help Kenyan Women Turn Idle Land into Gold

TULUROBA, KENYA For the women of Tuluroba village's self-help group, the goal was simple: use their combined savings to buy cattle, fatten them and sell them to the beef industry for slaughter.

But there was …

UNHCR RD Congo Factsheet – 30 November 2018

UNHCR RD Congo Factsheet – 30 November 2018

533,387 refugees and asylum seekers in the DRC, of whom 52% are women.

99.3% of refugees in the DRC live in rural areas, and 74% of refugees are settled outside camps or refugee sites.

2,949 …