Mali: After gunmen seized a UNHCR (@Refugees) vehicle in central Timbuktu no sec forces showed up at the site Heavily armed AlShabab fighters took control of Afgoye town after fierce fighting. The govt troops retreated - Andules. Somalia Nigeria has secretly hanged 3 men convicted of armed robbery, marking the country's first executions since 2013, lawyer says - AP German authorities release a 40-year-old Tunisian detained in connection with the Berlin Christmas market lorry attack. Algeria: ANP destroyed 5 shelters used by terrorists in Bejaïa on December 28 (MDN) Boko Haram Leader Shekau In New Video Says Group Safe, Not Crushed Algeria: ANP engineering units cleared 8104 mines (AVM-APM) on an 8.5 ha surface during the month of December in Béchar and Tindouf Provinces Ukraine executes repair of military transport aircraft for Angola22 Dec: VBIED near Mogadishu Black Sea Junction (2°3'14"N 45°18'59"E). 2 soldiers and 1 civilian dead, 4 inuredChinese FM welcomes Sao Tome's decision to "get back on the right track" of one-China principle as the two countries resume ties on MondayI am from India and therefore I am perhaps not considered of much value, I'm sad: Father Tom Uzhunnalil abducted by ISIS in March in a video posted on webIf I was a European priest then I might have been taken more seriously by authorities and people would have got me released: Father Tom Uzhunnalil abducted by ISIS in MarchPres. and PM, I'm sad nothing done seriously in my regard-Father Tom Uzhunnalil, Indian priest abducted by ISIS in March, in video posted on webFoiled Attack: 1 suicide bomber killed, another arrested in Maiduguri As many as 30 dead in Uganda after a boat captizes in Lake AlbertVideo: Farmers unload 70 trucks of tomatoes on road in Durg (Chhattisgarh) in protest as cost of tomatoes hits all time low of Re.1/kg Some 30 dead in Uganda boat accident on Lake Albert: police 13 civilians killed in DR Congo Christmas Day ethnic attack: official 2 people killed when part of a 2-storey building in a police training college collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria. Ethiopia prime minister accuses Egyptian institutions of funding opposition groupsNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says the army has "crushed" Boko Haram in the Sambisa forest - one of its last remaining strongholds US' Arms embargo resolution for SouthSudan fails to get 9 votes in UNSC - not adopted. Mapping the CongoCrisis. Via @aaronross6 for @ReutersAfrica. Three dead and 4 others wounded in an explosion near Black - Sea junction in Mogadishu. No group claims the credit for it. Somalia Massive explosion just heard in Somalia's capital Mogadishu Congo security forces killed at least 34 in anti-Kabila protests: HRW Police hunt Tunisian suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack after finding ID papers in truck Somalia’s armed group of AlShabaab issues photo of captured UPDF soldier under AMISOMA Nepali teen died after she was banished to a hut for having her period Several gunmen shot and killed director of Bosaso presidential Palace, Aden Gas Haruse in Bosaso town - Witness

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30 December 2016
Mali: After gunmen seized a UNHCR (@Refugees) vehicle in central Timbuktu no sec forces showed up at the site
Algeria: ANP destroyed 5 shelters used by terrorists in Bejaïa on December 28 (MDN)
Algeria: ANP engineering units cleared 8104 mines (AVM-APM) on an 8.5 ha surface during the month of December in Béchar and Tindouf Provinces
Ukraine executes repair of military transport aircraft for Angola
22 Dec: VBIED near Mogadishu Black Sea Junction (2°3'14"N 45°18'59"E). 2 soldiers and 1 civilian dead, 4 inured
Chinese FM welcomes Sao Tome's decision to "get back on the right track" of one-China principle as the two countries resume ties on Monday
As many as 30 dead in Uganda after a boat captizes in Lake Albert
Video: Farmers unload 70 trucks of tomatoes on road in Durg (Chhattisgarh) in protest as cost of tomatoes hits all time low of Re.1/kg
Mapping the CongoCrisis. Via @aaronross6 for @ReutersAfrica.
Police hunt Tunisian suspect in the Berlin Christmas market attack after finding ID papers in truck
Somalia’s armed group of AlShabaab issues photo of captured UPDF soldier under AMISOM