Fighting in Congo between army and rebels kills at least 30

KINSHASA At least 30 people including a U.N. peacekeeper were killed in clashes pitting the army and U.N. troops against Ugandan rebels in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local sources said on Monday.

Recent Africa News

Twin suicide attacks kill five people in north Cameroon - sources 28 Nov 2015

YAOUNDE Suspected Boko Haram militants detonated two suicide bombs in a village in northern Cameroon on Saturday afternoon, killing at least five people, security sources and an official told Reuters.

Central African Republic steps up security ahead of pope visit 28 Nov 2015

BANGUI French and U.N. armoured vehicles and tanks jostled with ramshackle yellow taxis on the congested streets of Central African Republic's capital on Saturday as security was beefed up a day before the arrival of Pope Francis.


Boko Haram claims responsibility for Kano suicide bomb - SITE 28 Nov 2015

LAGOS Militant Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a procession of Shi'ite Muslims that killed at least 21 people in northern Nigeria's Kano state, the SITE monitoring service reported on Saturday.

Two Kenyans with Iran links arrested for plotting attacks - ministry 28 Nov 2015

NAIROBI Kenyan security forces have arrested two Kenyan men with links to Iran on suspicion of planning attacks in the East African nation, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

Police fire tear gas on crowd of mourners in eastern Congo 28 Nov 2015

KINSHASA Congolese police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of people who had gathered in the eastern city of Goma on Saturday to pay tribute to victims of recurrent attacks nearby, organisers said.