Map. History of Africa conflict

16 July 2018
Egypt sentences 31 people to death over police killing and prison escape
Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said
Kafr Shams and Umm al-Awsaj is under Syrian army control
Eritrea reopens its Embassy in Addis Ababa. President Isaias Afwerki has concluded his three day visit to Ethiopia and has flew back to Asmara: Ethiopia media
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki arrived at a ceremony on Monday to re-open Eritrea's embassy in the Ethiopian capital
17 hour ago
Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the country's northeast. The militants invaded a base holding more than 700 soldiers in Yobe state -- where they abducted over 100 girls from a school earlier this year -- in an hours-long onslaught Saturday night, a military source told AFP on condition of anonymity.
17 hour ago
Mali: A new massacre in the Meneka region where 12 civilians from the Iboghilitane community were killed by armed men, today 15 July in Injangalane, a locality located about 60 km west of the city of Meneka, on the axis of Ansongo
Libya: High Representative of EU Mogherini also met UN SRSG @GhassanSalame and his Political Deputy Stephanie T. Williams. They've discussed libyan political process and EU support for UN action plan for Libya. The meeting occurred at the new EU premises in Tripoli.
High Representative of EU Federica Mogherini (@FedericaMog) is in Tripoli to meet GNA (@GovernmentLY) President Serraj.
Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for today's explosions in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital
Somali security forces shot dead at least 2 militants wearing military uniform. The militants detonated 2 car bombs as they attempted to get past a checkpoint manned by security forces. A security official says militants were trying to penetrate the Presidential Palace
Video captures moment of the explosion from suspected car bombing in Mogadishu. A 2nd explosion was reported although it's not yet clear whether the 2nd explosion was caused by a car bomb or grenade. Troops at the Peace Garden appear to have "fought off" attackers.
Two large blasts followed by heavy gunfire have been heard around @TheVillaSomalia and Syl hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. the target of the attack is not clear yet
The sound of gunfire in central Mogadishu following an explosion; area of the attack is in the vicinity of Peace Garden and SYL Hotel. (Video by @saxafi111)
Two explosions near the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu amid intense gunfire
A suicide explosion has targeted a popular hotel SYL which locates near @TheVillaSomalia's main gate
Large explosion rocks Mogadishu
Eritrea's president arrives in Ethiopia for 1st visit in 22 years amid dramatic diplomatic thaw
UN Security Council imposes an arms embargo on South Sudan and slaps sanctions on two military officials, ratcheting up pressure after the latest diplomatic efforts failed to end the bitter conflict
South Sudan's parliament extends term of President Salva Kiir for another three years as continuous fighting has made it impossible to set an election timetable
AlShabaab claims to have killed 3 Kenyan police soldiers in an ambush attack on Hamey police station in Garissa
2 day ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 1km SSE of Makry Gialos, Greece
7 endangered rhinos dead in Kenya relocation bid, official says; 'a complete disaster.'
Cameroon's president, one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, to run again in October election.
Cameroon's 85-year-old president, Paul Biya, to bid for seventh consecutive term in Oct 7 elections.
3 day ago
Putin to meet Sudanese president in Moscow: Kremlin
Brazen attacks on security vans carrying cash are increasing in South Africa, while passersby film or flee
3 day ago
A convoy transporting Cameroon's defense minister was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said
Libya: MoFA Mohammed Sayala and his chinese counterpart Wang Yi have signed a memorandum of understanding by which Lybia will joint the Belt and Road initiative. Also GNA president Serraj has been invited to the African - China Forum Summit in September.
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki to visit Ethiopia on Saturday - Eritrea's information minister
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