Daily Archives: August 14, 2019

Violence, Violations Against Malian Children Are Skyrocketing

Violence and human rights violations against children in Mali are skyrocketing, according to the United Nations Children's Fund.Never entirely stable since a 2012 coup, Mali is now experiencing new unrest marked by food shortages and inter-communal cla...

Toll from Tanzania Fuel Truck Blast Rises To 82: Hospital

The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania at the weekend has climbed to 82 after seven more people died from their injuries, a hospital official said Wednesday.A spokesman for the National Hospital in Dar es Salaam said

Army Officer: Female Suicide Bomber Kills 6 in Chad

A female suicide bomber killed six people after blowing herself up in western Chad early Wednesday, a senior army officer said, in an attack attributed to Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists."Six people died, including a soldier," in the attack in Kaiga-Kin...

At Least 7 Killed in al-Shabab Attack on Somali Base

At least six Somali government soldiers and a cameraman were killed and 13 others were injured Wednesday when al-Shabab militants attacked a military base near the capital, officials say.The officials say back-to-back vehicle-borne improvised explosive...