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400,000 DRCongo children at risk in violence-hit Kasai – UNICEF

The UN children's agency says the conflict in central Kasai has disrupted food supplies and undermined medical facilities

The UN children's agency says the conflict in central Kasai has disrupted food supplies ...

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400,000 DRCongo children at risk in violence-hit Kasai – UNICEF

President Emmanuel Macron will address French soldiers stationed in the city of Gao in ...

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Macron in Mali's restive north for morale-boosting visit

The girl's escape, announced by the Nigerian government, means 107 of the 219 schoolgirls ...

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Another kidnapped Chibok girl free in Nigeria

(UPDATED) Presidency spokesman Garba Shehu: 'One said, 'No, I have a husband. I'm happy ...

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Chibok girl refused to be part of release deal – Nigeria

President Buhari: 'I cannot express in a few words how happy I am to welcome our dear ...

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Nigeria president vows support for freed Chibok girls

(UPDATED) The presidency announces that months of talks with the jihadists has 'yielded ...

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Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls

The students are all from the Lucky Vincent Primary School in Arusha City

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29 schoolchildren killed in Tanzania bus crash

The World Health Organization says as of Wednesday the number of patients has risen to ...

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Poisoning appears cause of mystery Liberia illness – WHO

The shooting occurs as bodyguards tasked with protecting auditor-general Nur Jimale Farah ...

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Somalia sacks senior official over minister's shooting