6 Red Cross workers among scores of people killed in accidental airstrike on refugee camp in Nigeria - official Nigeria Airforce fighter jet 'mistakenly' bombs IDP camp at Kala Balge of Borno StateJust days before he was due to hand over power, Gambia leader Jammeh declares state of emergency for 90 days Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombs a refugee camp instead of a Boko Haram base leaving over 100 refugees deadNigerian state official: Military jet mistakenly bombs refugee camp, kills more than 100. Twin explosions targeted military vehicles with AMISOM troops near Mahaday town - Witness8 buses carrying over 550 Somalis deported Dadaab to Dhobley town in southern Somalia 4 dead, 2 wounded from police forces in a terror attack targeting a security checkpoint in Wadi al-Gedid. Egypt Nigeria Maiduguri - Suicide bomber is believed to be a teenage girl. At least 5 dead and 15 wounded. Gas station shutting down in anticipation of trouble at the State CouncilFive KDF troops were killed and several others wounded in an explosion near border town Pope Francis demands protection for young refugees following deadly shipwreck of Libyan coast South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapped in the NW of Syria Two soldiers and police boss killed and 2 others wounded in double explosions claimed by AlShabaab, Somalia Egyptian MFA meets with the Foreign Minister of Morocco on the sidelines of the Peace Conference in ParisMurusade tribe elders in central Somalia pledge allegiance to AlShabaab. Ceremony held in Galhareri town. U.S. warns its citizens in Kenya against traveling to border area with Somalia due to terrorist threatNigeria, Yola - 4 suicide bombers detonate themselves, killing at least 6 and injuring 14Since few days there are protests in Ben Guerdane, asking free movement of marchandise between Tunisia and Libya, better life conditions. House Foreign Affairs head blasts Obama's Sudan decision for ignoring human rights Obama eases sanctions against Sudan despite terrorism status Obama recognizes 'positive' moves by Sudan, lifts economic sanctions Supreme Court decides to hear plea against deportation of two Sudan nationals to their strife-torn home country. Their visa had expiredU.S. embassy in Gambia just issued a security message warning of armed conflict. MSF: 123 people found drifting on an inflatable boat in the Mediterranean rescued this afternoon by Aquarius Amaq's latest sitrep for IS operations in West Africa notes the group killed 13 Nigerian soldiers in northeastern Nigeria this week Ahmed Hussen, Canada's new Minister of Immigration, is an inspiration to local Somali communityBamako Mali under heavy security for the Africa-France summit where 35 heads of state are attending Updated @StateDept travel warning for Somalia. Take this chance to thank India for offering scholarships and opportunities to my men and women: Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta

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17 January 2017
Nigeria Airforce fighter jet 'mistakenly' bombs IDP camp at Kala Balge of Borno State
8 buses carrying over 550 Somalis deported Dadaab to Dhobley town in southern Somalia
Gas station shutting down in anticipation of trouble at the State Council
Pope Francis demands protection for young refugees following deadly shipwreck of Libyan coast
South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapped in the NW of Syria
Two soldiers and police boss killed and 2 others wounded in double explosions claimed by AlShabaab, Somalia
Egyptian MFA meets with the Foreign Minister of Morocco on the sidelines of the Peace Conference in Paris
Murusade tribe elders in central Somalia pledge allegiance to AlShabaab. Ceremony held in Galhareri town.
U.S. warns its citizens in Kenya against traveling to border area with Somalia due to terrorist threat
Since few days there are protests in Ben Guerdane, asking free movement of marchandise between Tunisia and Libya, better life conditions.
House Foreign Affairs head blasts Obama's Sudan decision for ignoring human rights
Obama eases sanctions against Sudan despite terrorism status
U.S. embassy in Gambia just issued a security message warning of armed conflict.
MSF: 123 people found drifting on an inflatable boat in the Mediterranean rescued this afternoon by Aquarius
Amaq's latest sitrep for IS operations in West Africa notes the group killed 13 Nigerian soldiers in northeastern Nigeria this week
Ahmed Hussen, Canada's new Minister of Immigration, is an inspiration to local Somali community
Updated @StateDept travel warning for Somalia.
Take this chance to thank India for offering scholarships and opportunities to my men and women: Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta