|Militiamen capture, behead 40 policemen|
Congolese tribal militiamen captured and decapitated dozens of police officers following one of the deadliest ambushes in the volatile central African nation. Officials confirmed about 40 policemen were beheaded by the...
[Nigerian Voice] 27/03/2017
|Africa: Fresh Drive to Rid West Africa of Polio|
[Deutsche Welle] Polio eradication teams are preparing to vaccinate 116 million children in western and central African nations, especially Nigeria. The virus, which can paralyze victims, was stamped out in India in...
African Parks to get $65m grant
The company runs conservation projects in seven African countries covering six million hectares in Malawi, Zambia, the Central African Republic, DR Congo, the Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Chad
[East Africa News Post] 13/03/2017
More women arrested for drug-related crimes
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has revealed that 11 percent of global opiate users live in Africa, with more than half from West and central Africa. The body revealed this on Thursday while...
Central African Republic: What's Gone Wrong?
[IRIN] There was hope last year that the election of President Faustin-Archange Touadéra would bring real change to the troubled Central African Republic. But 12 months on, he has been unable to extend his authority...
Burundi: Peace Talks Appear on Shaky Ground
[VOA] Talks to end Burundi's political crisis are slated to resume Thursday, but there is renewed and widespread doubt the talks will help bring peace to the unsettled central African country.
UN air strikes kill CAR top militant, three others
A top militant and three others were killed in Central African Republic when a United Nations helicopter fired on fighters advancing towards the town of Bambari, a rebel group said on Sunday. The UN’s mission known as...
UN: UN official condemns armed attack on CAR hospital
New York, US (PANA) - Denouncing forceful entry by armed individuals into a hospital in Central African Republic's restive PK5 neighbourhood with the intention to kill some of the patients, the Acting UN Humanitarian...