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4 Apr 2015
Kenyan police have arrested five men in connection with the university massacre of 148 people by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, the interior ministry said Saturday, including suspected masterminds of the attack.
JONA
3 Apr 2015
In a statement his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, Jonathan also commiserated with Yusuf’s immediately family as well as the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on the demise of the respected leader of the cultural and political association. 
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2 Apr 2015
Nigeria's outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan condemned Thursday's attack by Shebab Islamist group on a university in Kenya that left at least 70 students dead, describing it as "heinous" and "barbaric".
2 Apr 2015
Fifteen soldiers were killed in five simultaneous attacks Thursday targeting security checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai, where the army is battling the local branch of the Islamic State group, police said.
2 Apr 2015
Gunmen were on Thursday holding an "unknown number of student hostages" at a university in northern Kenya after storming the campus at dawn, the Kenya Red Cross said in a statement.
2 Apr 2015
DOZENS of Yemenis have crossed the Gulf of Aden in small boats to get to Somalia, Djibouti and Somaliland to escape fighting and Saudi air strikes, the United Nations refugee agency has said.
2 Apr 2015
THE leader of one of Libya’s rival governments - backed by Islamists and based in Tripoli - has been sacked by its parliament, officials said.
2 Apr 2015
SOUTH Sudan rejected a proposal by IGAD, the regional bloc leading peace talks, to include members of the troika as mediators in the next round of talks.
2 Apr 2015
POLITICAL storm clouds have been gathering over Burundi, with worries the president’s ambitions for a constitutionally-questionable third term in office could reignite violence in a country still regaining its footing after years of civil war.
1 Apr 2015
Kagezi was targeted on her way home by motorbike gunmen, officials say.
1 Apr 2015
There was a strong call for action to the ministers of finance present for policy makers to do more to push for industrialisation. For this they called for more integration, less dependent on others and more ownership of our project. This was in line with the Africa Union’s Agenda 2063 vision and action plan, and a need for a common African position leading up to the third Financing for Development conference, COP21 and the Post-2015 socialdevelopment goals.

1 Apr 2015
Hunched up in the prow of his canoe, Mahamat simply watches time slip by, like dozens of boatmen in Guite on Lake Chad who no longer dare sail for fear of Boko Haram fighters.

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