Militiamen from DR Congo's Nande ethnic group have killed 25 civilians in the country's violence-torn east, almost all of them hacked to death with machetes, local officials and activists said.
25 civilians killed in DR Congo ethnic attack
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has revealed details of the execution of at least 32 civilians by an armed group in the lawless heart of the Central African Republic late last year.
Militants in Central African Republic executed 32 civilians in December: HRW
Tunisia has renewed for three more months the state of emergency which has been in place across the North African state since a deadly Daesh terror attack in 2015.
Tunisia extends state of emergency citing ‘terror threats’
A UN agency is seeking $2.1 billion this year to help people in Yemen, where a nearly two-year war has left thousands dead in the Arab world's poorest country.
UN seeks $2.1b to help war-stricken Yemenis
The African Union admitted Morocco as a member on Tuesday, more than three decades after Rabat withdrew from the bloc's predecessor over a row about the status of Western Sahara.
Morocco joins African Union years after rift over Western Sahara
The UN Secretary General commended African countries for opening their borders to refugees and people fleeing violence while other parts of the world, including the developed West, close boundaries and build walls.
UN chief commends African countries for accepting refugees
Militants believed to be from the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group have attacked a convoy of motorists along a highway in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least seven people and injuring several others.
Boko Haram terrorists kill seven in northeastern Nigeria
A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition has carried out attacks in Yemen that "may amount to war crimes," UN sanctions monitors reported to the world body's Security Council, warning coalition allies including the United States, Britain and France that they are obligated to respect international humanitarian law.
UN experts warn Saudi-led coalition allies over war crimes in Yemen
A man from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who was held in detention on suspicion of spying, has been killed in Libya, Tripoli's state prosecutor says.
Suspected Emirati spy killed in Libya
President Adama Barrow is set to return from neighboring Senegal to the Gambia after his predecessor Yahya Jammeh finally quit power and left the country.
New Gambian president set to return from Senegal on Thursday

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