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Somali army kills 9 al-Shabab militants in Middle Shabelle region

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The Somali National Army (SNA) on Thursday killed nine al-Shabab militants and wounded several others after fighting inside Balad town in the Middle Shabelle region, 36 km northeast of the Somali capital Mogadishu, officials said. Balad District Commissioner, Khadim Ali Nur told Somali National News Agency …

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More ADF rebels killed in Ituri Province

  Ituri, DRC | THE INDEPENDENT | Seven Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels were on Sunday evening killed during a joint operation by Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) soldiers in the village of Bandindese, 18 kilometers from Komanda in the Irumu territory, Ituri Province, Eastern …

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Sudan starts investigation into reported rape of female demonstrators

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council on Monday asked the concerned authorities to investigate rape allegations against female protesters in Khartoum on Dec. 19. During a regular meeting for the Transitional Sovereign Council, held at the Republican Palace in Khartoum and chaired by the council’s Chairman Abdel …

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Sudanese demonstrators reach presidential palace to demand civilian rule

Khartoum, Sudan | Xinhua | Sudanese protesters on Saturday managed to reach the presidential palace in Khartoum to demand civilian rule, official SUNA news agency reported. “The protesters reached the vicinity of the Republican Palace amid chants through which they affirmed rejection to the political agreement signed between the Chairman of …

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President Uhuru mourns South Africa’s anti-apartheid icon Tutu

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday joined fellow world leaders in mourning South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu who died on Sunday at the age of 90. Kenyatta in a message of condolence to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, the People …

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