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Mariam Ibrahim, her seven children and two neighboring families were the last to leave their village in southwestern Somalia.
MBAU, DR Congo – Agence France-Presse
Antoine Kakule Kihumuledi longs for a car to transport his cocoa crop and, like fellow residents in the Beni region in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, he wants peace so he can pursue his dreams
GENEVA – Reuters
The formation of a new government by Yemen’s armed Houthi movement and its political allies will hinder peace efforts in the country, the U.N. special envoy to Yemen said on Nov. 29.
The roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Dec. 10, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said.
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo
At least 34 civilians were killed Nov. 27 in a flare up of ethnic violence in restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said, following a week of soaring tensions.
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
A prisoner who escaped twice from high-security jails in South Africa died while being treated for an illness that guards reportedly at first suspected was part of another escape plot, officials said Wednesday.
ABUJA – Agence France-Presse
The United Nations warned Nov. 15 that 75,000 Nigerian children risk dying in “a few months” as hunger grips the country’s ravaged northeast in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency.
The United States has stated that no counterfeit visas produced at the fake U.S. embassy in Ghana, run by Ghanaian and Turkish organized crime rings for a decade, was used to enter the country.
UNITED NATIONS – Reuters
Gambia has notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court (ICC), which will take effect on Nov. 10, 2017, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said on Nov. 14, making it the third country to quit The Hague-based tribunal.
Authorities in Ghana busted a fake U.S. embassy in the capital Accra run by a criminal network that for a decade issued illegally obtained authentic visas, the U.S. State Department said
TRIPOLI – Anadolu Agency
Turkey will soon reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli, a senior diplomat said Nov. 10