19-Nov-2019 to 09:02

Consolidating states, societies, the only bulwark against jihadism - Analyst

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — In recent years, jihadist movements have been mushrooming in the Sahel region with a blithe disregard for national boundaries, writes Gilles Yabi, the Director of the West African think tank Wathi, who is taking part in the Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security.

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14-Nov-2019 to 17:08

Burkina to regulate recruitment of anti-terrorism volunteers (Official)

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso Security ministry has announced that the legislative and regulatory process was underway for the recruitment of volunteers to counter the terrorist threat in the country.

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13-Nov-2019 to 21:21

Armed group frees Mali prison inmates

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Armed men attacked the town of Diré, located in the Timbuktu region, on Tuesday night and released prisoners before setting fire to the prison, APA learned from a local source.

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11-Nov-2019 to 18:18

Burkina army 'neutralises three terrorists'

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The army in Burkina Faso has claimed in a statement that three insurgents have been neutralised on Monday following an attack in Foutouri in the Eastern region.

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11-Nov-2019 to 16:49

Education, tolerance, bulwarks against violence - Senegalese Imam

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Faced with radical fanaticism that are more often expressed through violence and terrorism in the world, “education and tolerance remain the best ramparts” against such tendencies, according to Senegalese Imam Ahmadou Makhtar Kante in an interview with APA.

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10-Nov-2019 to 19:37

Rwanda-Uganda border: Two suspected smugglers shot dead

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Two suspected smugglers who crossed to the Rwandan side of the border with Uganda were shot dead early on Sunday by Rwandan police officers on patrol, a statement confirmed in Kigali.

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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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