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AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. airstrike kills 1 Al-Shabab militant in southern Somalia

The U.S. army said on Friday it has killed one al-Shabab militant in a precision airstrike on Wednesday in southern Somalia. The...
Boko Haram

NE Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 23 Villagers

At least 23 people were killed and many houses burned when Boko Haram militants stormed a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Adamawa, according...
Boko Haram Nigeria

Boko Haram slaughters 14 loggers in Nigeria

At least 14 bodies of loggers from a village in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno were evacuated to a police station following an attack...
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Nigeria School Building Collapse kills 12 pupils

At least 12 pupils have been confirmed dead following the collapse of a three-storey building which housed a primary school in Lagos on Wednesday,...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

U.S. army says it kills 3 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

The U.S. military said on Thursday night that it conducted a collective self-defense airstrike in southern Somalia on Wednesday, killing three al-Shabab militants. ...
Boko Haram

Multilateral Operation in Nigeria Kills 50 Boko Haram Militants

Fifty Boko Haram militants were killed following a joint operation by forces from Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, and Niger, the Nigerian military said on Sunday. Troops...
Somalia

Joint Operation in Southern Somalia Kills 30 Al-Shabab Militants

Somali National Armed Forces killed 30 al-Shabab militants in a joint operation in Jamame in Somalia's southern region of Lower Jubba, officials said on...
Burkina Faso

Terrorist Attack in Burkina Faso Kills 12 People

Twelve people were killed and two others injured Thursday in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso's northern province of Soum, the country's security ministry...
Nigeria

One person dies in Nigeria’s train derailment

One person died in a train derailment in the early hours of Thursday in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said. The...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

S. Afghanistan Militants Attack Claims The Lives 15 Police Officers

Up to 15 personnel of Afghan Border Police force were killed and seven others injured in an overnight attack of anti-government militants against a...
Rift Valley Fever

Lassa Fever Outbreak kills 22 people in Liberia

Liberian authorities on Wednesday confirmed 22 deaths have been recorded across the country following the outbreak of Lassa fever since January. In a statement, the...
Prostate cancer

Dr. Nyarkotey reveals that prostate cancer kills faster than other forms

The founder and President of the Dr. Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine, has called on government to intensify the fight against prostate cancer, because...
accident

Ahwetieso Accident Claims Two Lives

A Man Diesel Tipper truck with registration number WR 1166-15 crashed two people to death at the outskirts of Ahwetieso in the Tarkwa Nsueam...
insecticide poisoning

Insecticide poisoning kills three young siblings in Ghana

A young Ghanaian couple were hit by a tragic incident here when three of their three children died through insecticide poisoning, state-run Daily Graphic...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Taliban aggressors kills 16 Afghan security forces in Badghis

At least 16 Afghan security force members were killed in two separate attacks in the country's western province of Badghis Sunday night, reported local...
Nigerian singer, Ali Zainab Nielsen

Nigerian Singer and Daughter Killed By Husband

A Nigerian singer, Ali Zainab Nielsen, better known as Alizee, has been shot dead by her Italian husband, Peter Nielsen. The husband allegedly killed...
Ebola patients can lose five to 10 litres of fluid a day through vomiting and diarrhoea

UNICEF/WHO Report Says Most Children in Ghana Die From Diarrhoea

More than 4,000 Ghanaian children die from diarrhoea every year, a Joint Monitoring Programme report of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and United Nations...
accident

Road accident in western Kenya claims thirty lives

A road accident Sunday on a major highway in west Kenya killed 30 and injured dozens of others. The accident occurred at dawn when a...
Swine flu

Suspected African swine fever kills over 1,000 pigs in northern Zambia

Suspected African Swine Fever has killed over 1,000 pigs in Zambia's Luapula province situated north of the country, state-run news agency reported on Thursday. Luapula...
HIV-and-AIDS

Volta, Brong Ahafo Regions Record High HIV Prevalence

The 2016 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Sentinel Survey (HSS) report, has revealed a record high of 2.7 per cent prevalence in the Volta and...
bacteria

Texas Man Dies From Flesh Eating Bacteria

A Texas man died this month after contracting a rare, flesh-eating bacteria while helping to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey, officials said Monday. Josue...

Suspected anthrax kills 25 buffaloes in Namibia

Suspected anthrax has killed 25 buffaloes in northeast Namibia, Environment Minister Pohamba Shifeta confirmed on Tuesday. Anthrax has already claimed the lives of 120 hippopotami...
Lots of dead fish are seen on the bank of Salton Sea, a saline lake in Southern California, the United States, on April 29, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Lei) (zw)

Acid spill kills thousands of fish in northwestern Zambia

Thousands of fish have died in northwestern Zambia's Solwezi district when a truck carrying sulphuric acid overturned and spilled it in a river, police...

India: 22 Wedding Guests Perished When a Wall Collapse

At least 22 people were killed when a wall collapsed during a wedding party in northern India. The guests had taken shelter from heavy rain...
arrested

Algerian army kills IS-linked militant, arrests another

Algerian counter-terrorism forces on Wednesday killed an armed militant and arrested another in Constantine province, located 450 km east of capital Algiers, according to...

US Race Attack Leaves Three Whites Killed

Three white men were killed and another wounded when a black gunman opened fire in Fresno, California, in a suspected race attack, police have...

Todd Heap Accidentally Kills His 3-Year Old Daughter

A former NFL player has accidentally killed his three-year-old daughter at his home in Arizona, police say.Todd Heap, 37, was moving his truck in...

Syria War: 16 Perish in a Car Bomb Near Aleppo

A car bomb has blasted a convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from government-held towns near Aleppo in Syria, reportedly killing 16 people. It shattered...
video

U.S. massive bomb kills 36 IS militants in Afghan province

At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed after the U.S. forces in Afghanistan struck their position with a large bomb in eastern...
Drone

U.S. drone strike kills nephew of dead leader of al-Qaeda branch in Yemen

An overnight airstrike by a U.S. drone killed two militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch, including the nephew of a dead top leader of...