Medical/Health Care

‘Significant’ Number of Rebels Killed in Retaking of Mozambican City, Military Says

A “significant” number of rebels were shot dead by Mozambican forces in operations to retake the northeastern city of Palma, which fell into the hands of jihadi groups after a bloody attack March 24, the military said Sunday. “It is not yet over … but a significant number of terrorists have been shot,” the commander […]

Medical/Health Care

Medics: Tribal Clashes in Sudan’s Darfur Kill 18

Tribal clashes in Sudan’s restive Darfur region have killed at least 18 people and wounded 54, a local doctors’ committee said Monday. “The committee recorded 18 fatalities and 54 wounded, who are receiving medical care at Al-Jeneina Teaching Hospital,” the West Darfur Doctors’ Committee said in a statement, citing clashes on Saturday and Sunday. “On […]

Business & Finance

The Weeknd Donates $1 Million to Ethiopian Relief Efforts

Pop star The Weeknd has announced he will be donating $1 million to relief efforts in Ethiopia amid the country’s ongoing conflict in the Tigray region. A U.N. statement said his donation, the equivalent of 2 million meals, went to World Food Program USA, the U.S. affiliate of the United Nations World Food Program, and […]

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More Than 1,800 Prisoners Escape After Nigeria Prison Attack

More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked a prison in southern Nigeria using explosives, correctional authorities said Monday. It is one of the West African country’s largest prison breaks. The attackers blasted their way into the Owerri prison in Imo state, engaging guards in a gun battle and freeing inmates, […]

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40 People Killed in Ethnic Clashes in West Darfur, UN Says

At least 40 people have been killed in Sudan’s West Darfur region after three days of ethnic clashes that have prompted the government to declare a state of emergency, the United Nations announced Monday. The clashes in El Geneina, which is close to the border with Chad, also left at least 58 people wounded. Fighting […]