The clash between two rival groups, who were fighting for leadership, took place during Eid al Fitr celebrations on Thursday at the Martyrs Stadium in Kinshasa, according to police.
A new report by Amnesty International alleges that the rescue operation by a private security company displayed racial segregation.
Top Tigray official Abebe Gebrehiwot says Ethiopian government is telling Tigrayan farmers not to farm and blocking seeds from reaching parts of the northern region.
Thirty bodies have been recovered, five are still missing and 65 passengers have been rescued from a boat that capsized in Munya district of central Niger state, officials say.
Al Shabab attacker kills six police officers including commander of Waberi police district in capital Mogadishu, officials say.
Crowds in capital N'Djamena cheer as soldiers return from front lines in tanks and armoured vehicles.
Thousands rally to remember those killed by French forces in 1945 as government demands Paris apologise for "crimes against humanity" during colonial era.
Violence is increasing against a backdrop of poor governance and deteriorating socio-economic conditions in northern Nigeria, further exacerbating instability across the region.
Archaeologists have discovered the grave of a child, “Mtoto”, who had been laid to rest 78,000 years ago.
Known as “white ant”, Ongwen is accused of having committed some of the most horrific atrocities in Uganda and its neighbouring countries.
ICC convicts Dominic Ongwen, a child-soldier-turned-commander of Lord's Resistance Army, for 61 out of 70 alleged crimes, including rape, sexual enslavement, child abduction, torture and murder.
One of the world’s longest-serving leaders, Sassou Nguesso, has been in power for an accumulated 36 years, first taking the helm in 1979.
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