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27-Sep-2019 to 00:18

Sudan shuts borders with Libya, CAR

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — Sudan has said it is closing its land borders with Libya and Central African Republic to bolster its security after a recent spate of illegal car-smuggling into the country.

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25-Sep-2019 to 19:13

Burkinabe soldier, two assailants killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Two attackers were killed following an ambush in Loada, a town in north-central Burkina Faso (more than 100 km north of Ouagadougou), APA learned on Wednesday from the army one of whose soldiers died in the raid.

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25-Sep-2019 to 16:16

Attack targets gendarme outpost in western Cote d’Ivoire

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — A gendarmerie outpost in Guiglo, a town in western Cote d’Ivoire, was the target of an attack by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday evening armed individuals, APA can report quoting military sources.

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24-Sep-2019 to 13:16

S/Africa committed to peace, security in Africa – Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is committed to silencing the guns on the African continent by 2030, the country’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor has said.

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24-Sep-2019 to 09:51

Gambia police in sweeping raids on crime havens

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Police in The Gambia have launched sweeping raids on urban crime dens, rounding up youths over the weekend in a bid to tackle criminality just weeks before the start to the tourist season.

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23-Sep-2019 to 17:41

Marrakech to host Int’l Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The 3rd International Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security will take place in Marrakech from October 1 to 4, the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR) announced Monday in Rabat.

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23-Sep-2019 to 17:17

Russian sailors kidnapped off Douala released

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The three Russian sailors who were kidnapped August 15th off Douala were released by their captors, allegedly Nigerian pirates who roam the Gulf of Guinea, security sources told APA Monday.

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