17-Jan-2022 to 09:11

Afcon 2021: Early shocks and a comedy of errors

APA-Douala (Cameroon) — The 33rd Africa Cup of Nations already underway in Cameroon may be remembered for many things among them the shock results by less fancied sides and a comedy of pitch-side errors which adds to the drama.

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05-Jan-2022 to 14:32

Chad’s Mahamat Déby starts Egypt trip

APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — The Chadian Head of State is on a 48-hour official visit to Egypt at the invitation of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sissi.

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31-Dec-2021 to 18:36

CAR mine blast injures three Tanzanian peacekeepers

APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — Three Tanzanian peacekeepers were injured after their vehicle drove over an unidentified explosive device in the Mambéré-Kadéï prefecture 266 kilometres west of the Central African Republic's capital Bangui.

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28-Dec-2021 to 14:35

AI welcomes release of jailed Cameroon students

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — In 2016, three young Cameroonians were sentenced to ten years in jail by a military court “for sharing a sarcastic SMS referring to Boko Haram,” the human rights watchdog Amnesty International said.

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28-Dec-2021 to 13:08

CAR peacekeepers chase out militia from southern town

APA - Bangui (Central African Republic) — UN peacekeepers have forced militiamen of the Unity for Peace in the Central African Republic (UPC) out of the southern town of Boyo, APA learnt on Tuesday.

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20-Dec-2021 to 15:01

MINUSCA calls for respect of ceasefire in CAR

APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — In recent weeks, civilians have been attacked by “armed elements coordinated and assimilated to the anti-Balaka,” the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) regretted.

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16-Dec-2021 to 23:26

DR Congo declared Ebola free

APA-Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo) — After a countdown of 42 days, twice the incubation period, no case of the highly transmissible disease has been reported in the country, health authorities said.

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