CONFLITS | CONFLICTS

25-Apr-2020 to 10:13

No Ramadan truce as Tripoli conflict rages

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — With no truce in sight as Ramadan begins in Libya, the conflict appears to be intensifying in the south of Tripoli and some other areas in the west of the country between forces loyal to General Khalifa Hafter and troops backing the National Accord Government.

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10-Apr-2020 to 22:07

B/Faso: Terrorism-fighting groups to receive CFA 200,000/month

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — In an effort to further motivate the volunteers recruited to back up the army in the fight against terrorist groups, the government of Burkina Faso has provided for the amount of 200,000 CFA francs per month for each group of missionary.

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05-Apr-2020 to 11:52

Battle for Tripoli clocks one year

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — Fourth of April marked one year since forces of the Libyan National Army Commander under General Khalifa Hafter launched an offensive to wrest control of the capital Tripoli from troops loyal to the internationally backed government.

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27-Mar-2020 to 16:55

UN calls on Cameroonian separatists for cease-fire

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has urged secessionist armed groups in the Cameroonian regions of the North West and South West to follow the example of the Defense Forces of Southern Cameroon (Socadef), which have agreed to a temporary unilateral and provisional ceasefire in order to facilitate the fight against the coronavirus.

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25-Mar-2020 to 10:58

Sudan Defence minister dies in Juba

APA-khartoum -Sudan — Sudan defence minister Lt Gen Jamal Al-Din Omar has died of a" heart attack" on Wednesday morning in South sudanese capital Juba where he has been in negotiation team of Sudan aiming at reaching a security arrangement deal and a peace agreement with armed rebel groups.

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25-Feb-2020 to 11:39

Soweto residents protest power cuts

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Hundreds of angry Soweto residents took to the streets of the sprawling township in a peaceful march on Tuesday to demand that President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government addresses power cuts and other problems affecting the community.

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18-Feb-2020 to 22:58

Rockets rain down on Tripoli port, three civilians killed

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — Fouzi Wanees, a spokesman of the Health ministry in Libya's National Accord Government has confirmed the death of three civilians after heavy shelling of the port in Tripoli on Tuesday by forces loyal to Khalifa Hafter.

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