Associated Press

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 31st, 2014
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Nigeria: War crimes and crimes against humanity as violence escalates in North East ·     More than 1,500 people killed in first three months of 2014 ·     Situation in North-East Nigeria has escalated into a non-international armed conflict ·     Amnesty International documents pattern of killings b...
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In Nigeria
Dec 12th, 2013
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A U.S. delegation traveled to Nigeria December 7-11 on a fact-finding mission on the subject of oil theft and related revenue loss, at the request of the Government of Nigeria. The delegation, led by Ambassador Carlos Pascual, Special Envoy for Energy at the Department of State, and the Honorable Sha...
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In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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A team of Israeli experts has arrived in Kenya to help its close African ally end the three-day standoff with Somalia’s al-Shabab fighters at a partly Tel Aviv-owned shopping mall in Nairobi. Israeli officials refused to talk about the precise nature of the assistance they are providing to Kenyan aut...
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In Eritrea
Sep 24th, 2013
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The Kenyan foreign minister, Amina Mohamed, says “two or three” Americans are among the gunmen. Mohamed described them as “young men, about between maybe 18 and 19,” and of Somali or Arab origin. What is al-Shabab, and is it a high priority in the U.S. war on terror? Daveed Gartenstein-Ross of the Fo...
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In East Africa
Sep 22nd, 2013
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AP Photo/Jonathan KalanCivilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by police, inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sat., Sept. 21, 2013.   WARNING: STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES NPClick to enlarge NAIROBI...
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In News
Sep 12th, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                             September 12, 2013    U.S. Consulate General Marks 12th Anniversary of 9/11 Emotions of pain, grief and anger were re-enacted at the U.S. Consulate General yesterday as students, ...
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In News
Sep 7th, 2013
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MAIDUGURI — Nigeria’s military says it raided an insurgent camp in the northeast and launched airstrikes over two days, killing at least 50 sect members. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Sagir Musa said Friday that the military’s newly formed army division, established to quell the insurgency in the north...
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Aug 28th, 2013
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Two separate attacks by suspected members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect has left at least 25 members of the Civilian JTF in Dawashi Village of Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, a border town with Niger and Chad Republic residents and officials said on Tuesday. Some five members of volunte...
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In Egypt
Aug 13th, 2013
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Security officials and witnesses say the fighting broke out when the Muslim Brotherhood, which is demanding that Morsi be reinstated, tried to break into the Interior Ministry. Protesters threw rocks at police trying to stop them, prompting the tear gas as local residents joined security forces and b...
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In East Africa
Aug 8th, 2013
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JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A leader of South Sudan’s Murle community says 328 people from his group were killed in recent ethnic violence. Jongolei Boyoris, a member of parliament in the Jonglei State Assembly, said Thursday most of the people killed in July clashes were women and children. Boyor...