Archive for May 17th, 2020

Suicide Bomb Kills Somali Governor

A suicide bomb explosion in central Somalia has killed at least five people including a regional governor on Sunday, officials told VOA Somali. The governor of Puntland administration’s Mudug region, Ahmed Muse Nur, his brother, and two bodyguards, were killed after a suicide bomber driving...
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Armed Group Kills 20 Villagers in Northeast Congo

An armed group killed at least 20 civilians in an overnight raid on a village in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the latest incident in a surge of ethnic violence that has forced 200,000 people from their homes in two months. Fighters from...
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UN, Aid Agencies Cite Unprecedented Humanitarian Needs in Sahel

GENEVA – United Nations and private aid agencies warned Friday that an unprecedented number of people in Africa’s volatile Sahel region are in desperate need of life-saving assistance and protection. Aid agencies say they are alarmed but not surprised by the extent of the humanitarian...
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