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South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation critical

The country no longer has areas in famine but almost two million people on the brink of starvation, report says.

More than three million people have fled their homes

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'Around 100 killed' in CAR's Bria despite truce deal

Bria mayor says death toll will certainly rise after a day of heavy clashes between rival factions.

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'Dozens killed' in CAR's Bria despite ceasefire deal

Bria mayor says heavy clashes break out a day after the signing of a peace deal aimed at ending violence in the country.

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UN accuses rivals in DR Congo of fuelling ethnic hatred

UN human rights chief Zeid Al Hussein accuses Kinshasa of supporting rebels behind "horrific attacks" in Kasai province.

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IOM: 126 refugees feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Testimony from survivors brought to Italy suggests that more than 120 refugees drowned while trying to reach Europe.

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Deadly car bomb attack rocks Somalia's Mogadishu

At least 15 people killed in al-Shabab attack on Wadajir district, government official says.

Mogadishu

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CAR government signs peace deal with rebel groups

Under the accord, armed groups will be given representation in the political arena in exchange for an end to attacks.

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Record 65 million people displaced in 2016: UN

Report released ahead of World Refugee Day shows a jump of 300,000 people uprooted over the past year.

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UNICEF: Number of unaccompanied refugee children soars

UN says 300,000 unaccompanied child refugees is 'just the tip of the iceberg', as many countries do not track total.

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Armed men storm resort in Malian capital Bamako

At least two people killed and dozens of guests rescued after attack by armed men on luxury complex on city's outskirts.

Campement de Kangaba resort

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