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South Sudan: Aid workers, patients bolt into bushes amid violence

Hundreds of aid workers and patients scuttled into the bushes to escape escalating violence in South Sudan, a medical aid group...


Surging numbers flee S. Sudan violence

A month of conflict has displaced about 413,000 people in South Sudan, the United Nations said Wednesday, after a major surge in those fleeing...


Violence erupts as Egypt votes

Violence marked the beginning of a two-day referendum as Egyptians went to the polls Tuesday for the second time in 13 months to reshape...


Nearly a million flee CAR violence

As the violence in the Central African Republic reaches unprecedented levels, aid organizations say the number of internally displaced people edges toward a million,...


Uganda’s gays fear mounting violence

Ugandan gay-rights activists warn of violence after parliament passed controversial legislation that would make some gay acts punishable with life in...


Up to 40,000 flee to U.N. bases in South Sudan as violence escalates

Up to 40,000 civilians have taken refuge in United Nations bases in South Sudan, the organization said Sunday, as they seek shelter from a...


Heavy death toll in S. Sudan violence

Recent violence in South Sudan has left about 500 people dead, the country's government said Wednesday, warning that the toll could rise...


Thousands flee South Sudan’s violence

The death toll from violence in South Sudan is "heavy," the United Nations said Tuesday, and thousands of people have sought refuge in the...


Violence grips Central African Republic

Months of unrest have led to a growing humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic. Fionnuala Sweeney...


Violence kills 4 Libyan soldiers in Benghazi

At least four Libyan soldiers were killed and three others wounded in violence in Benghazi on Thursday, medical and news agency sources...


Libyan lawmakers, top officials discuss Benghazi violence

Libyan lawmakers summoned top government and security officials to appear before the General National Congress on Monday to discuss the deteriorating security situation in...


Egypt: More deaths as violence rages on

More violence followed the fierce clashes that killed dozens of people Sunday in Egypt, when Muslim Brotherhood supporters clashed with their opponents and security...


Sky News cameraman killed in Cairo violence

A cameraman with Sky News was killed in Egypt Wednesday as he covered the violent unrest in Cairo, the UK-based news channel reported on...


Egypt military warns against violence

Egypt's interim leader vowed Thursday to fight those who attempt to steer the country into chaos even as supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsy...


Violence flares in tense Nigerian region

Authorities in central Nigeria were investigating an outbreak of violence in a region rife with Muslim-Christian tensions and ethnic...


Libyan capital plagued by violence

A tense calm prevailed over Libya's capital Thursday after days of chaos left at least seven people dead -- including a 12-year-old...


Mine violence plagues South Africa

Another strike shuts down one of the world's largest platinum producers in South Africa. CNN's Nkepile Mabuse...


Obama’s message to Kenyans, ethnic violence and challenge of March 4 elections. By Chido Nwangwu

Obama’s message to Kenyans, violence and challenge of March 4 elections By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of USAfrica and USAfricaonline.com Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston.           ...


SOCCER Violence: Senegal kicked out of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

SOCCER Violence: Senegal kicked out of 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

The decision was taken at a CAF disciplinary meeting in Cairo after violence flared in Dakar on Saturday, with Ivory Coast players and fans...


6 killed in Congo post-election violence; opposition leader Tshisekedi rejects Kabila’s victory; declares self President

6 killed in Congo post-election violence; opposition leader Tshisekedi rejects Kabila’s victory; declares self President

6 killed in Congo post-election violence; opposition leader Tshisekedi rejects Kabila’s victory; declares self President. By USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston www.USAfricaonline.com   The controversial...