18-Jul-2019 to 15:35

HRW decries CAR massacre

APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — Human Rights Watch has decried the killing of 46 civilians apparently by fighters of the Return, Reclamation, Rehabilitation, or 3R group in three attacks in Ouham Pendé province of the Central African Republic almost two months ago.

Read more

14-Jul-2019 to 09:56

S/Africa suspends extradition of former Mozambican finance minister

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — South Africa's Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola has appealed to the Supreme Court to suspend the extradition of former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country where he is wanted over a US$2-billion fraud scandal, APA learnt here on Sunday.

Read more

13-Jul-2019 to 13:21

Great Lakes leaders talk regional security

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Heads of state from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda gathered in Luanda for a regional summit have committed to addressing some pending issues of common security concerns, according to the final communiqué of the meeting made available Saturday to APA in Kigali.

Read more

13-Jul-2019 to 11:51

Why Zambia warns its citizens to avoid Nigeria

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The government in Zambia is warning its citizens against travelling to Nigeria, given the perceived state of insecurity in Africa’s most populous nation.

Read more

12-Jul-2019 to 08:34

Four killed as blast rocks Benghazi funeral

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — At least four people are now known to have been killed in an explosion targeting the funeral of a soldier of the Libyan National Army in Benghazi.

Read more

11-Jul-2019 to 20:34

Togo vows to crush robbers of bank clients

APA-Lomé (Togo) By Nephthali Messanh Ledy — Togo’s Security Minister, Gal Yark Damehame has expressed concern about the frequent attacks on bank clients, prompting the state to hold talks with finance houses in the country in a bid to ensure the safety and security of those who go there for transactions.

Read more

10-Jul-2019 to 15:03

African countries urged to adopt strategies to counter violent extremism

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday said African countries need to have strong strategies to deal with violent extremism but must also engage capabilities to disengage, rehabilitate and reintegrate those who reject terrorist ideologies.

Read more