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Twin car bombings kill nearly 40 in Somalia’s Mogadishu

At least 38 are dead in two car bomb blasts, claimed by al-Shabab, reported near presidential palace in Somali capital. Twin car bombings and subsequent gunfire has left at least 38 people dead and 20 others wounded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, medical workers said. A loud explosion reportedly took place on Friday, followed by a […]

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26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

552 diarrhoea cases identified as refugees continue to flee inter-ethnic violence in DRC’s Ituri province. Twenty-six refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo have died from acute diarrhoea in Uganda, where 552 cases have been identified, the UN’s refugee agency said. Aid organisations are “stepping up the efforts” to prevent the contagious disease from spreading as […]

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