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at least 25 died after the attack on a convoy of displaced persons

Twenty people are still missing, according to local authorities, after the attack, which was aimed at a convoy of IDPs returning to their hometowns in the North-Central region. The attack took place overnight Monday through Tuesday. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees mentions at least 25 people killed. as reported from Ouagadougou, These people had fled attacks by armed groups. Thinking of a lull, they had decided to return to their hometown. The convoy consisted of about fifty internally displaced…

verdict awaited in the trial against alleged accomplices in the Westgate attack in 2013

Seven years after the attack on the Westgate shopping center in Nairobi, the verdict in the only trial since the attack on Tuesday is due. The three defendants are accused of helping the terrorists prepare for this attack, in which 68 people died and more than 200 others were injured. as reported from Nairobi, The three suspects during the trial are charged with complicity in the terrorists who died during the attack. This Tuesday, it should normally be the epilogue to the only trial linked to the Westgate bombing.…

Paul Rusesabagina Trial: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ – Hero Under Terrorism Trial Denied Bail

In this issue, a court in Kigali rejected bail for Paul Rusesabagina a second time and he had requested bail for health reasons with reference to a cancer history. Our regional correspondent brings us the latest on the trial. There have also been allegations that WHO aid workers sexually assaulted locals in DR Congo during the Ebola crisis. The head of the organization says those involved will be fired…

Dozens killed in jihadist attack on Nigeria’s governor’s convoy

The death toll from a jihadist attack on the convoy of the regional governor of northeastern Nigeria has risen to 30, security sources said on Saturday. Two sources told AFP deaths from Friday's attack in the returning Borno state had doubled as more bodies were found and now included 12 police officers, five soldiers, four members of a government-backed militia and nine civilians. "The number has risen to 30 as many corpses were picked in the surrounding areas after the attack," said one of the sources, adding that…

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