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    14-Oct-2018 to 16:10

    Kenyan troops to stay in war-weary Somalia

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday announced that Kenya will not withdraw its troops from neighbouring Somalia until the restive country achieves peace, stability and security.

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    11-Oct-2018 to 17:49

    Nairobi demo targets funders of S/Sudan conflict

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Parts of the Kenyan capital Nairobi ground to a halt on Thursday as a teeming mass of demonstrators took to the streets to push for an official crackdown on local banks allegedly aiding and abetting the conflict in South Sudan.

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    05-Oct-2018 to 06:32

    S/African police moves into troubled Johannesburg suburb

    APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A 143-member South African Police Services (SAPS) task team has been deployed permanently to the troubled Westbury, a Johannesburg suburb, following community complaints of deadly gangster violence and drug peddling overrunning the area.

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    21-Sep-2018 to 11:55

    Lawyers ask court to dismiss charges against Uganda’s ex-warlord

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Defence lawyers of Dominic Ongwen, former commander of Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) reeb group have asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to dismiss all the charges against him.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 12:19

    Nationwide strike shuts down eSwatini

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Business came to a standstill in the eSwatini capital Mbabane on Tuesday as thousands of government workers embarked on a three-day industrial action to protest a stalemate in wage negotiations.

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    18-Sep-2018 to 05:48

    Acting eSwatini PM calls for suspension of strike

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Acting eSwatini Prime Minister Vincent Mhlanga on Tuesday called on unions to call off a planned three-day industrial action in order to give negotiations a chance.

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    11-Sep-2018 to 13:41

    Five Rwandans handed over to UN tribunal

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The Rwandan authorities have handed over five people recently arrested in Kigali on the request of the United Nations Prosecutor, over contempt and incitement to commit contempt of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR).

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