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2 Dec
Authorities in Nigeria reject the conclusions of an independent report that found that security forces were behind the death of 11 people at an anti-police brutality protest last year. Also, South Africa's president calls for solidarity between countries in the face of travel bans following the discovery of the Omicron variant. And on World AIDS Day we take you to Kenya, where the prevalence of HIV has fallen drastically in the past two decades, but the fight against new infections remains a daily battle.
16 Nov
The Nigerian Army fired live rounds at peaceful protesters at a toll gate in Lagos in October 2020, according to a leaked report into the incident seen by Reuters and verified by three sources close to the panel that drafted it. The report described the incident as a "massacre", said most of the army officers deployed to the Lekki Toll Gate were "not fit and proper to serve" and recommended prosecuting certain policemen for their actions.
25 Jul
Norway holds a remembrance ceremony to honour the 77 people killed on July 22, 2011 in twin attacks by right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
13 Jun
Islamists in the West African state have killed scores of civilians and set fire to their homes and businesses, according to the government.
12 Jun
Burkina Faso's armed forces are struggling to contain a jihadist insurgency that has claimed more than 1,400 lives since 2015. OUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso said Tuesday that more than 7,000 people had fled the country's volatile north following the bloodiest massacre in a six-year-old jihadist insurgency.
31 May
Amid the senseless bloody massacre going on in the Republic of Congo, one baby has survived an attack on a village northeast of the country. The four-month-old was found by villagers and security men on the back of one of the victims of the overnight raid.
14 May
One year on from the massacre that killed 25, including 16 mothers and mothers-to-be in a hospital in Kabul, there has been little to no follow up from the Afghan government. Despite international groups issuing bold statements of condemnation and Afghan politicians decrying the violence, families have still not received justice.
27 Dec 2020
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he was sending more soldiers to secure Ethiopia's restive Benishangul-Gumuz area after armed gunmen killed more than 100 civilians.
12 Dec 2020
An independent panel has praised the police response to the 2019 attacks on two mosques by a white supremacist. However, the review has also highlighted areas for improvement.
7 Dec 2020
In 2010, Boko Haram's insurgency climbed to its peak and the group was called the world's deadliest terrorist group, considering the number of attacks it launched and the people it killed. Here are 10 times both jihadist groups have massacred Nigerians in 2020.
25 Nov 2020
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2 Nov 2020
At least 17 civilians died in the raid in the eastern province of North Kivu. Local authorities have blamed the Islamist rebel group ADF.

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