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29-Jan-2020 to 18:10

Terrorism in Burkina: Researcher warns of proxy wars!

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Following the unanimous adoption on 23 January by the National Assembly in Burkina Faso of a law authorizing the recruitment of civilians into the army, the question of the relevance of this initiative remains very critical.

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29-Jan-2020 to 17:58

Burkina Faso: Recruiting armed volunteers to tackle terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The National Assembly in Burkina Faso on January 21 2020 adopted a bill establishing Volunteers for Homeland Defence (VDP) with the aim of dealing with the multiple acts of terrorism that have been blighting the country since 2016.

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29-Jan-2020 to 17:48

Domestic terrorism is owning up to failure for the Sahel - Analyst

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Sahelian states are victims of domestic terrorism because of ineffective development policies, says Wassim Nasr, a journalist with France 24 and a specialist in jihadist movements.

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29-Jan-2020 to 17:37

Cameroon: Five deaths blamed on Boko Haram

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Five fishermen were killed Tuesday night in the Cameroonian island of Blaram (Far North), following an attack blamed on the Islamist sect Boko Haram, security sources told APA.

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28-Jan-2020 to 20:54

Six Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

APA-NDjaména (Chad) — Six Chadian soldiers have been killed in an attack blamed on Boko Haram insurgents in Tetewa, one of the lake islands in the Lac-Tchad Province, security sources in NDjaména told APA on Tuesday.

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27-Jan-2020 to 21:40

Kenya intensifies war on contraband trade to stifle terrorism funding

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government has intensified its war against contraband goods and smuggling in Garissa County that borders Somalia as part of the comprehensive strategy on countering terrorist financing.

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23-Jan-2020 to 23:09

Africa: Trafficking in fake drugs to be criminalised soon

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — African countries are looking to criminalise the trafficking in fake medicines, which causes the deaths of 122,000 under-five-year-olds on the continent every year.

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