1159 GMT November 20, 2018
UN: Number of hungry children at 10-year high in Africa's Sahel
The number of hungry children in West Africa's Sahel region has reached a 10-year high in 2018 due to a lack of rain, conflict and increasing food prices, a United Nations agency said on Friday.
Russia slams France's 'historical egotism' in Africa, asserts diplomatic presence
Russia has denounced France's "egotist" behavior in Africa and has urged the country to recognize its peace efforts in the continent at the United Nations Security Council.
UN concerned about fighting in eastern DR Congo
The UN has sounded the alarm over fighting in eastern DR Congo, warning that violence, which is unfolding alongside an Ebola outbreak, could hamper next month's elections.
Libyan rivals meet one on one in Italy’s Palermo
Leaders of Libya’s rival governments have met one on one in the Italian city of Palermo, where they have been invited to attend a conference and discuss peace in the North African country.
64th anniversary of Algerian Revolution celebrated in Tehran
By Farzam Vanaki
175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak
Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.
Hundreds flee after Boko Haram raid in northeast Nigeria
Hundreds of villagers fled their homes in Nigeria's northeast late on Saturday after an attack by militants from the Boko Haram group, militia officials and witnesses said.
Car bombs rock Mogadishu, kill 17 people
Seventeen people have been killed in two car bomb attacks at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in the capital Mogadishu.
Over 80 people, mostly school children, kidnapped in Cameroon
More than 80 people, mostly children, have been kidnapped from a school in a restive English-speaking region in Cameroon as violence continues to plague government efforts to reach a settlement with separatists.
Rebels kill 7 civilians in eastern DR Congo: army
Rebels killed at least seven civilians and abducted 15 others, including children, in fresh overnight raids in the far eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civilian and military sources said Sunday.
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