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12-Jan-2020 to 13:10

Ethiopia captors free 21 varsity students

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Office has confirmed the release of 21 students of the Dembi Dolo University who were taken hostage by gunmen in Oromia State, APA can report on Sunday.

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10-Jan-2020 to 14:52

25 Nigerien soldiers killed in fresh attack

APA - Niamey (Niger) — At least 25 Nigerien soldiers have died in an attack on the Chinagoder outpost, located in the district of Banibangou (Tillabery region), about 15 km from Niger’s border with Mali.

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10-Jan-2020 to 09:23

Libyan National Army refused ceasefire initiative offered by Russia, Turkey

APA(Tripoli-Libya) — General Commander of the Libyan Army issued a statement Thursday evening regarding what it called the Russian initiative for ceasefire in the Libyan capital in which it welcomed the Russian president Vladimir Putin initiative aiming to bring peace.

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09-Jan-2020 to 11:57

S/African minister accuses Trump of endangering world peace

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Thursday took issue with US President Donald Trump for his orders to kill Iranian general Qassim Soleimani in Iraqi soil by criticising the American leader’s failure to promote peace in the world.

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09-Jan-2020 to 08:53

Opposition lawmakers quizzed over Mozambique highway attacks

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambican authorities on Wednesday quizzed four opposition politicians as tensions rise in the southern African country rattled by sporadic attacks on its transport arteries.

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08-Jan-2020 to 12:38

US soldiers deployed to secure Kenya’s airfield

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — United States service members comprising part of U.S. Africa Command’s East Africa Response Force (EARF) have been deployed to Manda Bay airfield in Kenya’s coastal region to beef up security following Sunday’s al-Shabaab attack.

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08-Jan-2020 to 11:25

Botswana: Worrying increase in rape, murder cases

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana experienced a worrying increase in cases of rape and murder during the just-ended festive season, police said on Wednesday.

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