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UN peacekeepers to start withdrawing from eastern Congo in April

The United Nation has said that about 2,000 U.N. peacekeepers will start withdrawing from eastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo by in...

Congo: Military enlistments suspended after stampede kills prospective recruits

The military in the Republic of Congo has suspended all enlistments exercises after a stampede killed at least 31 prospective recruits. The late-night stampede occurred...

South Africa and Chad recall diplomats to Israel over Gaza invasion

South Africa and Chad have decided to recall their diplomatic staff from Israel over the ongoing war in Gaza. The two countries said this has...

Cameroon landslides kill at least 30 in capital Yaoundé

Landslides triggered by heavy rains have killed at leat 30 people in Cameroon's capital Yaounde, officials have said. Emergency services have said the death toll...

Congo-Brazzaville denies reports of attempted coup

The government of Congo-Brazzaville has denied reports of a coup attempt against President Denis Nguesso. It follows social media reports that the military was trying...

Gabon’s military junta frees deposed President Ali Bongo

Gabon's military leaders have declared an end to deposed President Ali Bongo's house arrest. By this, the ousted President is now "free to move about". In...

Gabon coup leader sworn in as interim president

The man who led the coup that ousted Gabon's President Ali Bongo has been sworn in as interim president. General Brice Oligui Nguema's swearing in...

Rwanda: Kagame threatens to jail Catholics who ‘worship poverty’

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is angry at Catholics who he said have been worshipping poverty, threatening to put them in prison. Mr. Kagame who issued...

Gabon’s President Bongo to seek third term in office

Gabon President Ali Bongo has announced plans to seek a third term in office in next month's presidential election. General elections are scheduled for...

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame sacks 244 soldiers

Over 200 soldiers including senior military officers have been sacked from the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF). They were sacked by President Paul Kagame. The dismissed...

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