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‘Many Civilians’ Killed in Niger Gun Attack

4 months ago Web Desk 0
NIAMEY, NIGER – Gunmen killed a significant number of civilians Saturday in Niger, authorities said, in the latest attack to rock the landlocked Sahel nation’s troubled western Tillaberi region. “The attack took place around noon (1100 GMT) and there were deaths,” a senior regional official told AFP, without giving an exact toll or further details Read More

Mali ex-PM Modibo Keita Dies Aged 78

4 months ago Web Desk 0
Mali’s former prime minister Modibo Keita has died at the age of 78, interim premier Moctar Ouane said Saturday, the latest in a string of deaths of high-profile political figures in the West African country. Ouane did not specify the cause or time of death for Keita, who served as prime minister from 2015 to Read More