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22-May-2019 to 16:20

Chad launches commission to collect arms from civilians

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — The Chadian government, on Wednesday set up a commission mainly responsible for recovering weapons in the illegal possession of civilians.

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22-May-2019 to 16:05

Gambian military probing Kanilai shooting

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — The Gambian military says it is investigating a shooting incident involving one of its personnel at a checkpoint in former president Yahya Jammeh’s home village of Kanilai.

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22-May-2019 to 15:45

Botswana becomes target for terrorism financiers – Minister

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has become a target of money laundering and terrorism financing which is channeled through non-profit organisations (NPOs), a cabinet minister said on Wednesday.

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21-May-2019 to 13:42

Kenya refuses to negotiate with abductors of Cuban doctors

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government on Tuesday said it will not negotiate with the abductors of Cuban Doctors on their ransom demand.

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21-May-2019 to 01:42

S/African gov’t probing Egypt bus explosion – Ministry

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Ministry has activated its 24-hour operational centre following the explosion of a bus carrying a number of South African tourists in Egypt on Sunday.

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20-May-2019 to 18:29

Ethiopia cabinet approves anti-terrorism draft law

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Council of Ministers in its 68th regular session held Monday approved the anti-terrorism draft law developed to tackle terrorism.

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20-May-2019 to 18:12

Seven dead as Mali checkpoint raided

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — At least seven people, including three gendarmes and a customs officer, were killed in an attack on a checkpoint near Koury, a locality in south-eastern Mali, eyewitnesses have said.

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