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    20-Jul-2018 to 12:23

    Mozambique: EU to support programme to disarm Renamo militia

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — European Union will support Mozambique’s efforts to disarm and integrate armed militia from the main opposition Renamo, EU director-general for international cooperation and development Stefano Manservisi.

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    19-Jul-2018 to 13:30

    Kenya: Number of Kenyan youth joining Al-Shabaab reduces

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The number of youths joining terror groups, among them the Somali-based Al-Shabaab, has reduced significantly in the recent past, according to the Kenyan National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR).

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    19-Jul-2018 to 12:46

    Senegalese terrorism suspect Imam Ndao gets suspended sentence

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegalese Imam Alioune Badara Ndao, accused among others of being engaged in a terrorist enterprise, was Thursday given a one-month suspended sentence for possession of an unlicensed pistol (found in his house), but acquitted on all other charges by the presiding judge Samba Kane.

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    18-Jul-2018 to 17:57

    Rwanda names new intelligence chief

    APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Wednesday appointed Colonel Andrew Nyamvumba as new head of the country’s Defense Intelligence Department.

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    13-Jul-2018 to 02:00

    Sierra Leone: Defense Ministry confirms investigations over missing arms

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s ministry of defense has confirmed ongoing investigations over missing arms and ammunition.

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    12-Jul-2018 to 18:24

    Nairobi hosting plenary on threat from piracy

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The 21stPlenary Session Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS) officially opened at the United Nations offices in Nairobi on Thursday, attracting over 200 delegates from 60 countries.

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    11-Jul-2018 to 12:52

    Sierra Leone Police Force rejects Amnesty report

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone Police has rejected accusations of human rights violations and impunity alleged by the global rights group, Amnesty International in a recent report.

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