24-Feb-2020 to 14:26

El Ghazouani succeeds Kabore as G5 Sahel chair

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Mauritanian president Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani will on Tuesday take over from his Burkinabe counterpart, Roch Marc Christian Kabore as chair of the G5 Sahel, APA learned from the Communication Service of the Burkina Faso presidency.

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24-Feb-2020 to 12:31

Senegal to host Africa road infrastructure conference

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Road and transport infrastructure conference in Africa is scheduled on March 25 in Dakar, with a theme “The Africa Road Builders” 2020.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:20

Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe wins fourth straight term

APA-Lomé (Togo) — Outgoing Togolese President, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe has been re-elected for a fourth term, according to the provisional results of the February 22, 2020 presidential election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) announced late Sunday.

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24-Feb-2020 to 11:15

Cote d’Ivoire brief U.S Brigadier General on terrorism

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Brigadier General Dagvin Anderson, Commander of United States Special Operations in Africa (AFRICOM), has had a series of exchanges in Abidjan with the Ivorian Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Lassina Doumbia, to get acquainted with the West African country’s responses to the terrorist threat.

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22-Feb-2020 to 13:40

Ghana: Alleged secessionists remanded in custody

APA-Accra (Ghana) — A Circuit Court in Accra has remanded in police custody 21 persons including a woman alleged to have been recruited into the military wing of the Western Togoland Secessionist Group at Dodze in Volta Region of Ghana.

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22-Feb-2020 to 13:17

Ghanaian leader in five-nation European tour

APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo has left Accra for a five-country European tour which will last for 12 days.

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22-Feb-2020 to 12:37

Africa: Is counterterrorism a priority for the U.S?

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, who has just completed a whistle-stop tour of three African countries hardly made any passing mention of the fight against terrorism.

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