Some explosions near the City Hall in #Bujumbura in #BurundiSudan decides to expel Iranian ambassador Independent takes commanding lead in C. Africa presidential race, according to partial results Embassy official: U.S. shuts down drone operation in Ethiopia #Algeria foils another large scale weapons smuggling from #Mali, including SA-7/Strela MANPADSPolice in Somalia say a suicide bomber has killed at least 3 people after attacking the popular Village Restaurant in the capital #Mogadishu Somalia: Huge Explosion Heard In #Mogadishu - Report. Donald Trump's recent speech calling for "total Muslim ban" is on Al-Shabab recruitment video. #Somalia Heavy fighting between #Kenya forces and #AlShabaab just reported in #Lamu county, details still coming in.Drive-by shooting attack in #Mogadishu, Foreign nationals targeted, casualties reported. #Somalia #Burundi president threatens to fight any African Union peacekeepers imposed on his country Somali Journalist Omar Faruk survives assassination attempt in #Mogadishu, his bodyguard wounded. #Somalia Burundi FM: CNARED Opposition Group Not Acceptable Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over: WHO Somalia: Local Youths In #Mandera Clash With Security Forces After #KDF Kills 3 Civilians - Report. #Somalia AlShabaab Commander Mohamed Ibrahim Aka Dhuwow Surrendered To Government Forces In #Bay Region - Report. Nigeria: At least 30 dead in large Boko Haram attack in northeast city of #Maiduguri At least 8 dead as militant launch an attack on Qoryoley town. #Somalia Firefight ongoing between CJTF and #BokoHaram terrorists in Molai village which is about 10km from Maiduguri NE Nigeria Kenya: Two policemen killed in possible Al Shabab ambush in northeast : Red Cross Boko Haram kills at least 14 in Christmas Day attack in Nigeria More than 100 people who were refilling cooking gas feared dead in Nigeria as tanker ignites 5 on ground killed when cargo plane crashed short of runway at Mbuji-MayiDozens feared dead in #explosion at gas plant in Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria#Burundi scoffs at rebels, saying 'Forebu' force 'wont last long' SOMALIA: AlShabaab Seize Southern #Eljale Town After #AMISOM Affiliated #Burundan Troops Withdraw - ReportNorth Korean diplomat expelled from South Africa for rhino horn trafficking Burundi rebels announce formal group to challenge president Bujumbura, Burundi: 'police operation underway, RN1 blocked, teargas, sporadic gunfire in Mutakura and Cibitoke.' Nigeria: 4 suicide bombers detonate their explosives on Lake Chad island killing nobody but 3 of the attackers

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5 January 2016
#Algeria foils another large scale weapons smuggling from #Mali, including SA-7/Strela MANPADS
#Burundi president threatens to fight any African Union peacekeepers imposed on his country
Somali Journalist Omar Faruk survives assassination attempt in #Mogadishu, his bodyguard wounded. #Somalia
Burundi FM: CNARED Opposition Group Not Acceptable
Somalia: Local Youths In #Mandera Clash With Security Forces After #KDF Kills 3 Civilians - Report.
Boko Haram kills at least 14 in Christmas Day attack in Nigeria
5 on ground killed when cargo plane crashed short of runway at Mbuji-Mayi
Dozens feared dead in #explosion at gas plant in Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria
#Burundi scoffs at rebels, saying 'Forebu' force 'wont last long'
SOMALIA: AlShabaab Seize Southern #Eljale Town After #AMISOM Affiliated #Burundan Troops Withdraw - Report