0920 GMT December 11, 2018
Boko Haram militants attack military base in Nigeria
Boko Haram militants launched a large assault on a military base in Nigeria's remote northeast region and killed one soldier, defense officials said Sunday.
Two UN Peacekeepers killed, five wounded in Mali
Two soldiers have been killed and five others wounded after unidentified assailants mounted two attacks on United Nations peacekeeping forces in central Mali, according to the country's UN Stabilization Mission (MINUSMA).
18 killed in Ethiopian army truck crash with minibus
Eighteen civilians have been killed and several others injured when an army truck crashed into a minibus in northern Ethiopia, local media report.
Ugandan minister: Iran has advanced capabilities in agro sector
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Solar backpacks poor Ivory Coast pupils' ray of hope
The equatorial sun has been up for about an hour as a gaggle of children set off from the Ivorian village of Allepilla on their hour-long trek to school.
China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Guizhou province
China reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the province of Guizhou on Thursday.
51 injured during football clashes in Tunisia
Clashes between police and supporters during a CAF Champions League match in Tunisia led to 51 people being injured and 12 arrested, the interior ministry said Wednesday.
SAPS and dirty truth around rhino poaching
Fresh charges of a cover-up around possible government links to rhino poaching in South Africa and organized crime networks in the country have surfaced again.
Ethiopia inks peace deal with separatist group
Ethiopia says it has signed a peace deal with the separatist Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), formally ending more than three decades of insurgency in the eastern Somali regional state.
Morocco to deport 114 refugees arrested at Melilla border fence
Morocco says it would deport 141 refugees who were arrested a day earlier as they tried to storm a border fence with the Spanish enclave of Melilla.
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