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Al-Shabaab says it has killed British ‘spy’ in Somalia.

Al-Shabaab says it has killed British ‘spy’ in Somalia.

The Islamist terror group al-Shabaab has said it has killed five people including a Briton whom it accused of spying. Three of the men publicly shot dead in al-Shabaab-controlled territory in Somalia were accused of spying for the US government and one for Somali authorities. The fifth is thought to have been Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, [&hellip

8 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack.

8 Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack.

Eight Chadian soldiers died in a Boko Haram attack in the Lake Chad region on Wednesday, with 48 jihadists killed as the army retaliated, a military spokesperson told AFP. “Boko Haram terrorists attacked defence force positions in Kaiga Kindji early this morning,” the spokesperson said. The attack, which left 11 other soldiers wounded, had been [&hellip

Death Toll From Nigeria Floods Reaches 199.

Death Toll From Nigeria Floods Reaches 199.

ABUJA – The death toll from floods across much of central and southern Nigeria has reached 199, the national disaster agency said on Wednesday, almost doubling the number of people killed from three weeks earlier. The almost annual floods, exacerbated by poor infrastructure and lack of planning to protect against inundation, are the worst since [&hellip

Yemen Raids Kill 79 Rebels in 48 Hours.

Yemen Raids Kill 79 Rebels in 48 Hours.

Saudi-led coalition air strikes in Yemen have killed almost 80 Huthi rebel fighters over 48 hours in the western province of Hodeida, military and medical sources said Tuesday. The strikes on Hodeida, site of a vital port and target of a renewed coalition offensive, also left seven civilians dead, they said. Saudi Arabia intervened in [&hellip

Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu.

Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu.

At least 50 people have been killed after a bus travelling from the Kenyan capital Nairobi to Kisumu, in the west, veered off the road, police say. Many reportedly died when the vehicle overturned. Police fear the death toll may rise, with the possibility of passengers trapped in the wreckage. “The roof of the bus [&hellip

Wanted Egyptian jihadi captured by LNA in Derna.

Wanted Egyptian jihadi captured by LNA in Derna.

The spokesperson for the Khalifa Hafter-led Libyan National Army (LNA), Ahmed Mesmari, has announced the capture of what he referred to as an Egyptian terrorist. Media reports have referred to him as a leading IS/Al-Qaeda commander. Hisham Al-Ashmawi was captured today at dawn as part of a security operation in the eastern city of Derna. [&hellip

Cameroon opposition claims election win, ruling party disagrees.

Cameroon opposition claims election win, ruling party disagrees.

Cameroon’s opposition candidate has claimed victory in Sunday’s presidential polls despite a government warning not to announce unofficial results. “I was charged with taking a penalty, I took it and I scored,” Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon (MRC) candidate Maurice Kamto said at a news conference on Monday in Yaounde. “I have received a [&hellip

Several Congolese killed in Angola clashes: reports.

Several Congolese killed in Angola clashes: reports.

At least 10 Congolese were killed in Angola in clashes with locals and the police on the sidelines of a government drive to send them back to Democratic Republic of Congo, reports said on Monday. Angola’s state-run television TPA said 10 nationals from the Democratic Republic of Congo plus an Angolan police officer died in [&hellip

Libyan PM looks to broaden support with cabinet reshuffle.

Libyan PM looks to broaden support with cabinet reshuffle.

Libya’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj changed the interior minister and reshuffled other cabinet posts on Sunday in a move seen as a bid to broaden his support nationwide and bolster security in the capital after weeks of clashes. Tripoli has been hit by fighting between rival armed groups competing over access to public funds [&hellip

Prison Standoff in South Sudan’s Blue House.

Prison Standoff in South Sudan’s Blue House.

Prisoners in South Sudan’s notorious Blue House say about 200 of them broke into a store in the prison where weapons are kept early Sunday morning local time and are holding two “unharmed” prison guards hostage, demanding the government provide prisoners with due process. The prisoners say they “do not want to fight, we just [&hellip