Islamist rebels bomb Somali theatre, killing 6
The theatre reopened on March 19 for the first time in 20 years, an event the government said signalled a marked improvement in security in the war-ravaged country
News Alert Colombia: New report highlights dire situation for displaced afro-Colombians
A report released on 29 March by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) highlighted grave concerns for afro-Colombian IDPs in the department of Choc?, Colombia.
News Alert Mali: As rebels seize control of Northern Mali, IDPs face grave risks
Between March 30th and April 1st, Tuareg fighters of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) seized the capitals of Azawad, Kidal, Gao and Timbuktu.
Rockets fired in clash between rival Libya militias
Fighting highlights weak government authority
News Alert DRC: LRA and other attacks displace more than 1,200 people in DRC
In March, attacks by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) displaced more than 1,200 people in the Dungu area, Orientale Province, while UNHCR reported 33 attacks in north-eastern DRC this year. In addition the LRA has repeatedly attacked communities in the Central African Republic in 2012, following a in lull the second half of 2011.