Rebellion

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 10th, 2013
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar In his usual emotional way of dealing with important national and international issues, the President of the Republic of the Sudan Field Marshal Omer al Bashir announced in a rally on June 8, 2013 that he has ordered his Minister of Petroleum to block the flow of oil from the...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 18th, 2013
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African Union troops attacked a number of homes in a pre-dawn raid against the town of Leggo in southern Somalia today, killing seven or eight civilians, including five children. Local leaders say that the troops attacked the homes indiscriminately, and killed camels and goats outside. The elder of t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Chad
Feb 19th, 2012
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Bangui – Chadian rebels have robbed about 40 people including a local government official of their belongings in attacks in the Central African Republic, police told AFP on Saturday. FPR rebels loyal to general Baba Ladde attacked the group travelling by taxi, motorcycle or on foot on a road be...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 29th, 2012
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Rebels in Sudan’s oil-producing border state of South Kordofan said on Sunday they were holding Chinese workers for their own safety after a battle with the Sudanese army. The army has been fighting rebels of the SPLM-N in South Kordofan bordering newly-independent South Sudan since June. ̶...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2012
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Sudanese rebels say they shot down an army helicopter and killed 26 government soldiers in fighting in Sudan’s southern Blue Nile state. A spokesman from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North says the clashes took place earlier this week near the state capital of Ed Damazin. Army o...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Jan 13th, 2012
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Bangui – The main former rebel group in the Central African Republic said on Thursday it was pulling out of a peace process because of the arrest of its chief, Jean-Jacques Demafouth. The People’s Army for the Restoration of Democracy (APRD) accused the government of President Francois Bo...
By benim
In Libya
Dec 29th, 2011
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Tripoli – Hundreds of former Libyan rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi were filling out applications on Wednesday for jobs with the new government as a first step to disarmament, the interior minister said. Fawzy Abdul-Ali told The Associated Press that former rebels will be asked to turn...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Dec 27th, 2011
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Tripoli – Libya’s rulers are struggling to deal with thousands of civilian fighters who helped oust Muammar Gaddafi and remain organised in armed brigades but now want key roles in the new government. Many of these young men left school or their jobs to fight against Gaddafi’s dicta...
By benim
In Libya
Nov 29th, 2011
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Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) said on Monday a former NTC deputy prime minister was suspected of involvement in the killing of one of the rebel movement’s most senior military commanders. General Abdel Fattah Younes was killed by his own side in July, an incident that caused...
By benim
In CAR
Sep 19th, 2011
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Bangui – Rival armed groups on Sunday resumed fierce fighting over control of diamond mines in the town of Bria in the Central African Republic, forcing many residents to flee, a military source said. The battle pitting the rebel Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP) against the f...