08-Nov-2019 to 15:37

Mauritania: Ammunition nabbed by Senegal 'not for militia'

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Mauritanian government has denied rumors suggesting that armed groups could be the recipients of ammunition that unidentified individuals were trying to smuggle into the country through Senegal.

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07-Nov-2019 to 22:57

Burkina Faso to recruit volunteers to fight terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré Thursday in Ouagadougou called for the general mobilisation of volunteers in areas under terrorist threat, in his message to the nation following the terrorist attack on a convoy of miners that killed 38 people.

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07-Nov-2019 to 10:42

37 mine workers killed in Burkina convoy ambush

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A convoy carrying workers from the Boungou gold mine in Eastern Burkina Faso was ambushed Wednesday morning on, leaving at least 37 of them dead.

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06-Nov-2019 to 23:23

European special forces to deploy in Mali

APA- Bamako (Mali) — The fight against terrorism in Mali will soon enjoy a big boost with the proposed creation of a European Special Forces Unit, French Army Minister Florence Parly, on tour in the Sahel region, announced in Bamako.

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05-Nov-2019 to 23:26

G5 Sahel champions 'development actions' against terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — G5 Sahel ministers meeting in Ouagadougou on Tuesday have called on member countries to implement urgent development actions to combat terrorism in the region.

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04-Nov-2019 to 12:23

Burkina MP, three others shot dead

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Oumarou Dicko, an MP and mayor of the town of Djibo in Burkina Faso's Sahel region and three members of his retinue travelling to a public function in the capital Ouagadougou have been shot dead by unidentified gunmen, APA can report on Monday.

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04-Nov-2019 to 12:11

Ethiopian PM vows 'measured' approach to stem violence

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his government would take a measured approach to deal with those suspected to be behind the recent spate of inter-ethnic violence without causing more deaths and compromising the unity of his country.

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