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Sudanese official says 48 killed in tribal clashes in Darfur

Nov. 16, 2022 14:29 PM EST

Tribal clashes in Sudan's restive Darfur region killed at least 48 people last week, a refugee official said Wednesday, the latest round of inter-communal violence to hit Sudan's neglected peripheries. The fighting is the first reported large-scale tribal violence in Darfur since...

WHO: 1st Ebola vaccines to arrive in Uganda next week

Nov. 16, 2022 10:48 AM EST

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that he expects the first doses of Ebola vaccine targeting the strain behind an outbreak in Uganda to arrive in the country next week. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said an expert committee...

UN says tribal clashes in Sudan kill 359 people since July

Nov. 03, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Four months of sporadic tribal clashes have killed up to 359 people in Sudan's troubled south, the United Nations estimated Thursday, a period that has marked a sharp uptick in violence across the chaotic nation’s rural periphery. The surging violence in The Blue...

Sudanese refinery resumes full operations after 'sabotage'

Oct. 31, 2022 03:53 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — An oil refinery in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum resumed operations following a brief halt due to an act of “sabotage” on one of its pipelines, state-run media said on Monday. According to the SUNA news agency, the pipeline was “forced to stop for a limited...

IMF says Mideast, North Africa economies resilient in 2022

Oct. 31, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The economies of Middle Eastern and North African countries were resilient this year, but double-digit inflation is expected to slow growth in 2023, the International Monetary Fund said Monday. The IMF forecast GDP growth at 5% in 2022 for...

African health official: Ebola in Uganda is under control

Oct. 27, 2022 11:28 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's Ebola outbreak is under control, a top public health official in Africa said Thursday, noting that local health authorities are doing well to trace most contacts. “The situation is not getting out of control,” said Dr. Ahmed Ogwell, acting...

Thousands march on anniversary of Sudan coup, 1 killed

Oct. 25, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum on Tuesday, marking the first anniversary of a military coup that upended the nation’s short-lived transition to democracy. One protester was killed after being run over by a security force vehicle,...

Today in History: October 25, George III takes the throne

Oct. 25, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 25, the 298th day of 2022. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25, 1760, Britain’s King George III succeeded his late grandfather, George II. On this...

Sudan's military sacks commander after tribal clashes

Oct. 24, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military sacked a commander in the southern Blue Nile province after two days of fierce tribal clashes there last week killed at least 230 people and injured 250 others, the army announced Monday. The unrest added to the woes of a country mired in civil conflict and...

Sudan official: Deaths from southern tribal clashes at 220

Oct. 23, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Two days of tribal fighting in Sudan's south killed at least 220 people, a senior health official said Sunday, marking one the deadliest bouts of tribal violence in recent years. The unrest added to the woes of an African nation mired in civil conflict and political chaos. ...