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Barack Obama on July 28 condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power and urged the continent to end "the cancer of corruption", in the first ever address to the African Union by a US president
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
At least three women were killed in a landmine explosion and others crushed to death by tanks as Nigeria's military moved in to rescue them from Boko Haram, one freed hostage said on May 3
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group released on April 19 a video purportedly showing the executions of some 30 Ethiopian Christians captured in Libya
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria's military on April 28 claimed the rescue of 200 girls and 93 women from a notorious Boko Haram stronghold, but said there was no confirmation the hostages were those kidnapped from Chibok a year ago.
MOGADISHU - Reuters
Gunmen from Somali Islamist group Shabaab killed a regional lawmaker on April 18 after he had taken his wife to hospital in the capital Mogadishu, the group and officials said
KHARTOUM- Agence France-Presse
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was elected to another five years in office, results showed April 27, despite international war crimes charges and a vote marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Up to 400 illegal migrants died after their vessel capsized off the Libyan coast on April 12, said survivors who were brought to Italy, where tension is mounting over a surge in boat arrivals from North Africa
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
A militia alliance that controls Libya's capital has carried out air strikes against positions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group in the coastal city of Sirte, an official said
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab militants April 14 blasted their way into the higher education ministry with a car bomb before storming the building, killing nine people.
Somalia's Shebab Islamists killed at least six UN workers on April 20 when they exploded a huge bomb in a staff bus in the northeastern town of Garowe, police said
ABUJA – Agence France-Presse
Nigeria’s president-elect Muhammadu Buhari cautioned April 14 that he could not make promises on the return of 219 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram exactly a year ago.
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