05-Mar-2021 to 10:04

Ethiopia: UN urges independent inquiry in troubled Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday stressed the urgent need for an objective, independent assessment of the facts on the ground in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, given the persistent reports of serious human rights violations and abuses she continues to receive.

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02-Mar-2021 to 14:19

Mozambique gov’t, private contractors complicit in war crimes – AI

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Rights group Amnesty International (AI) has accused armed militias, government forces and private military contractors of committing war crimes amid allegations of indiscriminate attacks on hundreds of people in the country’s troubled Cabo Delgado.

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02-Mar-2021 to 13:43

Foreign sailors arrested in cocaine bust in S/African waters

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Ten foreign sailors have been arrested while in possession of nearly US$40-million worth of cocaine hidden in a ship while sailing in South African waters off the coast of Saldanha Bay, the police said on Tuesday.

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02-Mar-2021 to 11:08

Lagos: Outlawed Radio Biafra signals jammed

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — Radio signals from Nigeria's outlawed Biafra separatists movement have been jammed in the commercial hub Lagos, a statement from the federal government said on Monday evening.

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01-Mar-2021 to 10:03

US calls for immediate withdrawal of Eritrean forces from Ethiopia's Tigray regi...

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United States is gravely concerned by reported atrocities and the overall deteriorating situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. We strongly condemn the killings, forced removals and displacements, sexual assaults, and other extremely serious human rights violations and abuses by several parties that multiple organizations have reported in Tigray, US Department of State said on Sunday in a statement.

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28-Feb-2021 to 02:00

S/Africa monitoring insurgency in Mozambique - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is closely monitoring a growing insurgency in neighbouring Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province which has taken the lives of over 2,000 people since its outbreak three years ago, APA learnt on Saturday.

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26-Feb-2021 to 20:00

Mali: Eight cops killed in armed attack

APA - Bamako (Mali) — Eight cops in Mali have been killed in an armed attack in the Malian town of Bandiagara, APA can report on Friday.

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