11-Oct-2019 to 16:49

Six die in Lubumbashi clashes between militia, police

APA - Kinshasa (DR Congo) — At least six people including five “Bakata Katanga” militiamen and a civilian died Friday in Lubumbashi, the second largest city in southern DR Congo, following clashes that occurred early in the morning between the police and militiamen, who launched their attack in the Luwowoshi district of the city, the Katanga provincial minister of Interior and the mayor of the city said in a report.

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07-Oct-2019 to 17:14

Two die in Chad prison riot

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — At least two people are now known to have died after Monday's riot in Abéché prison, 900 kilometres east of the Chadian capital N’Djaména.

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07-Oct-2019 to 17:02

Cameroonian solar fridge inventor wins Africa prize

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — 24-year old renewable energy engineer from Cameroon, Tchulang Anadolu, has won the Pulse Africa First Prize, thanks to his invention of a solar photovoltaic refrigerator.

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04-Oct-2019 to 18:19

Chad: Governors' conference beams spotlight on security issues

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Chadian provincial governors convened their fourth conference Friday in Abeche, in Ouaddaï region, under the theme “Public order, security, protection of people and property, optimization of revenues and rationalization of expenditures: issues and new challenges”, with President Idriss Deby Itno in attendance.

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03-Oct-2019 to 18:24

Chad to hold legislative elections in April 2020 (CENI)

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Legislative and local elections will be held separately in the first quarter of 2020, the Chairperson of the Chadian Electoral Commission (CENI) Kodi Mahamat told the media Thursday in N'Djamena.

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03-Oct-2019 to 17:59

West, Central Africa: two million children fail to return to school in 2019 (NGO...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, more than two million children have not the chance to start the 2019-2020 school year due to insecurity, according to a report by the NGO Save the Children, copied to APA on Thursday.

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02-Oct-2019 to 11:27

Washington 'neutral' in Cameroon's Anglophone crisis

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The U.S. Embassy in Cameroon, in a statement released on Tuesday, denied information in the local press, describing “mistakenly” the role of Washington in the Great National Dialogue aimed at sorting out the secessionist crisis in the country.

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