SECURITE | SECURITY

15-May-2019 to 13:37

UNAMID condemns looting of its facility

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan's troubled Darfur region has condemned looting and other acts of vandalism on its facility in the area, saying they constitute a blatant violation of international norms governing the presence of peacekeepers across the world.

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15-May-2019 to 13:27

Kenya beefs up security to avert Shabaab attacks

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenya police on Wednesday said they are heightening security across the country during the ongoing holy Muslim of Ramadhan to avert any possible Shabaab attack.

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15-May-2019 to 10:59

S/Sudan: UN extends UNISFA mandate

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Security Council has extended the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in South Sidan until 15 November, reports said on Wednesday.

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14-May-2019 to 16:25

Sierra Leone gov’t dismisses ex-president’s safety fears

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government has dismissed complaints by former President Ernest Bai Koroma that the replacement of his security details left him vulnerable and in fear of his safety.

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14-May-2019 to 16:11

Security operative killed in Niger prison raid

APA-Niamey (Niger) By Assane Seydou — Niger's Tillabéry region suffered three attacks on Monday afternoon and evening, one of which targeted a prison in the locality located in the southwest of the country, resulting in the death of a security operative who confronted the heavily armed attackers.

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13-May-2019 to 13:59

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina church

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, in a note received Sunday evening by APA condemned Sunday's attack on a church in Dablo, in the north central region of Burkina Faso.

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10-May-2019 to 17:17

Ethiopia: 1,217 people arrested on suspicion of instigating violence

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia's police have arrested additional 1,217 people who were suspected of instigating and participating in ethnic clashes that rocked different parts of the nation over the past two years. an official has said.

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