About 80% of Nigerian town flees after three attacks in a week

As many as 65,000 people have fled violence in the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak, the United Nations said on Friday.
Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso
Congo's Dennis Sassou -Nguesso sworn in for fifth term
Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso has taken the oath of office for another term, extending his 36-year accumulated rule. The 77-year-old won 88.4 percent of the vote in the March 21 election, boycotted by the main opposition. Sassou Nguesso was sworn in the capital Brazzaville on Friday.
Police officers are in Luanda, Angola, on November 11, 2020. Police recently arrested and detained journalist Jorge Manuel.
Angolan journalist Jorge Manuel arrested, detained for 5 days while reporting on evictions
Angolan authorities must refrain from arresting members of the press covering public events, and should return all equipment confiscated from journalist Jorge Manuel, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
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Monrovia: Gender Ministry consoles deceased family in Cyber-Ed fatal shooting
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) is disheartened by the fatal shooting that occurred at Cyber-Ed Christian School leaving 14-year-old Precious Ireland dead.
Lieutenant Colonel Abdoulaye Maiga
Mali's interim govt sets date for general election next year
Mali will hold presidential and parliamentary elections in February next year, the country’s interim government announced on Thursday.
bombing that killed 9 French soldiers in the second largest city of Bouake.
Bouaké bombing: Paris court hands down life sentences to defendants in absentia
A court in the French capital Paris on Thursday handed down life sentences to the three defendants in the trial of the bombing of a French camp in Ivory Coast in 2004.
Security forces are seen near the house of Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine, in Magere, Uganda, on January 16, 2021
UN to Uganda: End post-election crackdown
UN human rights experts on Tuesday urged Uganda to immediately stop the brutal crackdown on the political opposition which began in the lead-up to January's general elections and intensified after the disputed vote.