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Rebels kill 1 UN peacekeeper in Central African Republic

Jan. 15, 2021 6:17 PM EST

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — At least one peacekeeper was killed and another two were injured on Friday in two successive attacks by armed rebels near the town of Grimari in Central African Republic, the United Nations Mission in the country said. Members from a coalition of armed rebels staged...

Bus crash in western Cameroon kills 37, injures 18

Dec. 27, 2020 7:27 AM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — More than 37 people are dead and 18 others seriously injured after a bus crash in Cameroon’s western village of Nemale, officials said. A 70-seater bus was on its way to the capital, Yaounde, from the western town of Foumban when it crashed into a truck while trying to avoid...

At least 28 people killed in extremist attack in Niger

Dec. 14, 2020 3:43 PM EST

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — An attack by the jihadi group Boko Haram in a village in Niger’s southeast killed at least 28 people, Niger’s government said Monday. Attackers set fire to Toumour’s market and houses and began shooting at anyone who tried to flee during the assault that began...