30-Apr-2020 to 00:18

Amnesty Int’l urges UN to renew arms embargo on South Sudan

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The UN Security Council must renew and strengthen enforcement of the arms embargo on South Sudan, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, exposing new evidence that multiple security forces are breaching it and concealing weapons amid a volatile security situation.

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27-Apr-2020 to 21:23

Gambian president appoints three new army commanders

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has appointed three top commanders to different command positions of the country's armed forces, a statement from the Defense ministry revealed on Monday.

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27-Apr-2020 to 20:55

Kagame fires Rwanda's Internal security minister

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday removed from duties the Internal security Minister, General Patrick Nyamvumba due to matters of accountability which were under investigation.

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26-Apr-2020 to 11:40

Rwanda makes minor reshuffle in military

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame has made minor reshuffle in the military especially with the deputy commander of Reserve Forces Maj.Gen. Innocent Kabandana appointed to head the strategic military academy.

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23-Apr-2020 to 11:32

Kenya: Rights group condemn police brutality while enforcing curfew

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — At least six people died from police violence during the first 10 days of Kenya’s dusk-to-dawn curfew, imposed on March 27 to contain the spread of Covid-19, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Wednesday.

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10-Apr-2020 to 12:58

Chad says 11,000 Boko Haram fighters, 52 soldiers died in fierce battle

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) — Chad’s Army Operation dubbed “Anger of Boma” that was launched at the end of March against the terrorist sect Boko Haram in the islands of Lake Chad ended yesterday with 52 Chadian soldiers killed and a thousand terrorists neutralized, the Army said.

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06-Apr-2020 to 12:02

Cameroon: Boko Haram kills dozen in twin attack

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — A dozen people were killed Sunday night in the Far North region of Cameroon after a twin suicide bombing blamed on the Islamist sect Boko Haram, according to local sources contacted by phone by APA.

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