11-Apr-2019 to 13:07

Somalia rejoins UPU amid lifting of decades-long sanctions

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Somalia has officially resumed its full membership at the world’s governing body for postal services, as decades-long sanctions have been lifted.

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11-Apr-2019 to 12:15

Uganda sends 1800 soldiers in new battle group to Somalia

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), Gen David Muhoozi, has flagged off Uganda Battle Group XXVII to Somalia.

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11-Apr-2019 to 10:56

Uganda arrests eight over kidnap of U.S tourist

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The joint security team actively investigating the kidnapping incident and successful recovery of an American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and a Senior Tour Guide, Jean Paul Mirenge- Remezo, has made some arrests of suspects, on suspicion of being involved in their kidnap.

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10-Apr-2019 to 20:48

Namibia: Taking the lead in women, peace and security effort

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has on Wednesday taken over from Germany, the chairmanship of the Women, Peace and Security (WSP) Focal Points Network (FPN).

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09-Apr-2019 to 22:38

Sudanese soldiers clash with pro-Bashir forces

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudanese soldiers have clashed with pro-government forces in a bid to protect protesters in the capital Khartoum from a crackdown on Tuesday.

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09-Apr-2019 to 22:29

Libyan crisis: UNHCR plucks refugees from harm’s way

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — In light of current insecurity in Libya’s capital, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, Tuesday relocated more than 150 refugees from the Ain Zara detention centre in south Tripoli to UNHCR’s Gathering and Departure Facility in a nearby safe zone.

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08-Apr-2019 to 22:40

Convicted cops serving in SA police service - Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Some 4,174 police officers convicted of assault, theft, kidnapping and fraud are serving in South Africa’s police service, Police Minister Bheki Cele has admitted in Parliament.

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