September 18

September 17

  • West Africa: Army General 'On the Ground' Directing U.S. Ebola Campaign


    By the time President Obama announced a stepped up effort to combat Ebola in west Africa on Tuesday, the Army officer he tapped to coordinate the response was already on the job. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Gunmen Kill 43 in Kaduna

    This Day

    Fourty three people have been killed in three rural communities in Sanga local government area of Kaduna state by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. Read more »

  • Lesotho: PM Refuses to Reopen Parliament


    Lesotho Prime Minister Tom Thabane will not re-open parliament as demanded by the Southern African Development Community (SADC), until a renegade army general is arrested and made... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Shooting, Blast At College in Kano - Witnesses


    Gunshots and an explosion hit a college in the north Nigerian city of Kano on Wednesday and multiple casualties were feared, witnesses said. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Attack - Insurgents Kill 15 Persons, Injure 34 Others in Kano

    Daily Independent

    The Police in Kano on Wednesday confirmed the death of 15 persons, including two suicide bombers, at the Federal College of Education (FCE), Kano. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Gunmen Kill Students in Kano

    Premium Times

    At least 15 people were killed Wednesday after armed men stormed a Federal College in Kano, the state police commissioner said. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills Kano Students

    Daily Trust

    Dozen of students and a senior lecturer were this afternoon killed when Boko Haram members attacked the Federal College of Education(FCE), Kano. Read more »

  • South Sudan: Presidency Downplays Possibility of Disintegration

    Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan has downplayed opposition statements warning the country is at risk of disintegrating into ethnic enclaves if president Salva Kiir continues to defy calls for... Read more »

  • Eritrea: U.S. Renews Travel Warning for Eritrea

    Sudan Tribune

    The US State Department has issued a new travel caution for Eritrea, strictly warning its citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea. Read more »

  • Guinea: Reporter Beaten Up By a Gendarme [press release]


    A member of the Guinean Gendarmerie assaulted David Tchopn Bangoura, a reporter for the private radio station Lynx FM, on 4 September, 2014. Read more »

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