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Boko Haram kills 18 in Chad attack

Eighteen people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday.

Six killed in Boko Haram attack on Lake Chad island

Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad, a military source told AFP Sunday.

UN sends envoy to Equatorial Guinea after failed ‘coup’ bid

The United Nations said on Thursday it will dispatch an envoy to Equatorial Guinea after authorities in the oil-rich country said they had thwarted a coup attempt against President Theodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving leader.

15 killed in fighting between Chad gold miners

Fighting between rival gold miners left at least 15 people dead in northern Chad on Monday, a security source said.

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