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Three killed as suicide blasts rock migrant camp in Nigeria

At least four suicide bomb blasts rocked a camp for migrants fleeing Boko Haram insurgents in restive northeastern Nigeria Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 20, officials said.

Zimbabwe seeks money to deal with Cyclone Dineo damage

Through foreign embassies and non-governmental organisations‚ Zimbabwe has appealed to the international community for US$200 million in aid as the country seeks to recover from damage caused by Cyclone Dineo.

US Africa summit without Africans

A summit in the US to discuss sustainable development in Africa had no African delegates because they had all been denied visas to enter the country, it was reported yesterday.
President of the Central African Republic Faustin Archange Touadera speaks to the press at the presidential palace during his visit in Abidjan

Central Africa's transition to peace still elusive

With a spike in militia killings, a deepening humanitarian crisis and the army still in shambles, the Central African Republic's bid for peace and stability remains elusive.

Congo forces targeting civilians, denying peacekeepers access: UN

Government forces have targeted civilians, including women and children, resulting in numerous deaths in central Congo this week and are restricting United Nations peacekeepers' access to the area, the country's U.N. mission said on Saturday.