"More frequent and more intense armed conflicts have taken place in Africa over the past 30 years than in any other continent," researchers say.
The latest push for peace in South Sudan launched by regional leaders last week in Addis Ababa comes as the two warring factions face a looming deadline...
The leaders maintain their earlier position to boycott all activities of the Electoral Commission until the President resolves the conflict between the...
The ministry of defence said it could not confirm the latest attack.
Oil production, from which South Sudan gained 98% of its revenues on its independence, has plummeted to about 120,000 barrels a day.
The attack, claimed by the Islamic State group, is condemned internationally by groups including the United Nations and the European Union.
The people of Anbar are eager for change, their feelings fuelled by burning disappointment with the political class
Ahmed Abu Hussein, 25, was shot on April 13 while covering protests along the Gaza border for a radio station based in the Palestinian enclave.
The farmhouse is the summer residence of Dag Hammarskjold, the United Nations' second secretary-general who died in a plane crash in Africa in 1961
The jihadists have lost most of the territory they once controlled in Syria, but still retain a presence in the country including in the capital's southern...
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