At least 26 Chadian troops killed in suspected militant attack in troubled Lake Chad region

N’DJAMENA, Aug 7 (NNN-AGENCIES) — At least 26 Chadian soldiers were killed in an attack by jihadist fighters in the troubled Lake Chad region, a senior local official said. “Twenty-six members of the Chadian army fell on the field of honour, 14 others have been wounded, including eight seriously,” the army’s spokesman General Azem Bermandoa […]

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Ethiopia-Tigray crisis: Red Cross reports influx of wounded into Tigray

ADDIS ABABA, Aug 7 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is registering an influx of wounded people into the Ethiopian war-torn region of Tigray and surrounding areas. For this reason, hospitals are now being given priority support, the committee announced on Friday. “Many communities have been significantly affected by the ongoing […]

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Covid-19: Five Ugandans charged for injecting people with water as covid jabs

KAMPALA, Aug 7 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Five Ugandans people were arraigned before the Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court and charged in connection with injecting more than 800 people with water instead of COVID-19 vaccines. The group, including Francis Baguma, a 25-year-old student of Makerere University, who was allegedly masquerading as a medical doctor, denied the charges. The group was […]

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Mozambique insurgency: SADC deploys troops to troubled northern province

MAPUTO, Aug 7 (NNN-AGENCIES) — South African Development Community (SADC) ground and naval forces have arrived in Mozambique’s troubled northern province as part of a combined regional force to quell insurgents who have caused much suffering and whose presence in a member state presents a threat to the whole region. On its part, Zimbabwe is […]

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Zimbabwe detains 104 Congolese refugees who escaped camp

HARARE, Aug 7 (NNN-AGENCIES) — A group of refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been detained in Zimbabwe after they were caught while heading to Botswana following their escape from the country’s main refugee camp. The 104 refugees were found at a house in the south-western city of Bulawayo after travelling nearly […]

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