SECURITE | SECURITY

20-Sep-2019 to 19:49

Two police officers lynched in Mali locality

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Two police officers, including Issiaka Tounkara, Divisional Commissioner of the Niono Police, were killed by a lynch mob in Niono, 270 km north from Bamako, in apparent retaliation for an assault on a civilian by their colleague.

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20-Sep-2019 to 18:04

Burkina: Five soldiers killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Five Burkinabe soldiers were killed overnight in an ambush in the Toéni district, in the Sourou province (Boucle du Mouhoun region) more than 200 km from the capital, Ouagadougou, local sources told APA Friday.

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19-Sep-2019 to 20:12

ECOWAS commits to border security

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritise investment in border security to promote sustainable peace as well as tackle drug trafficking in the region.

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14-Sep-2019 to 10:20

ECOWAS leaders' summit beams spotlight on terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Regional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States are holding an extraordinary summit in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Saturday to deliberate on the growing threat from terrorism and its unprecedented rippling effects in the region.

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13-Sep-2019 to 14:43

Libya authorities welcome UN's extended mission

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The Presidential Council in Libya has welcomed an extension of the UN's mission to the country until September 2020, warning that the international community cannot turn its back on the ongoing security and political crises in the country.

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13-Sep-2019 to 10:26

Ethiopia: Nine hurt after grenade attack

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A grenade attack at a police station in Burayu town, 10 kilometers west of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, has left nine people injured.

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11-Sep-2019 to 20:15

Chad extends state of emergency in three provinces

APA-N’Djaména (Chad) — Chad's National Assembly, meeting in a plenary session, adopted by a majority (115 votes) a resolution extending by four months a state of emergency introduced in three provinces on August 19.

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