01-Feb-2019 to 16:28

Airstikes dent al-Shabaab capacity - US

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Washington has claimed that the capabilities of the militant sect al-Shabaab have been degraded thanks to US airstrikes coordinated with a series of ground offensive by Somali troops.

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31-Jan-2019 to 23:23

Uganda seeks terror suspects’ extradition from Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Ugandan police spokesperson Fred Enanga has said his country is seeking the extradition of six of its citizens from Mozambique on charges of terrorism and kidnapping, APA can report on Thursday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 17:35

Chadian judicial police subject to oath-taking

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — Officers of the judicial police force in Chad are now required to take an oath before the court of first instance in their place of residence before assuming their duties, a government spokesman announced in N’Djaména on Thursday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 16:52

At least 500 killed in DRC massacres – UN Report

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — A preliminary UN investigation into a massacre reportedly carried out in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last month, reveals that “at least 535 civilians were killed in four attacks”, the UN Mission in the country, MONUSCO, said on Wednesday.

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31-Jan-2019 to 14:09

Kenya: Cabinet approves establishment of C-IED centre

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday in Nairobi chaired the first Cabinet meeting this year, which approved the establishment of a Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Centre (C-IED Centre) at Embakasi Garrison in Nairobi.

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29-Jan-2019 to 21:25

Sierra Leone: Controversial female police officer suspended

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The independence of the Sierra Leone Police is once again under scrutiny after it confirmed the suspension of a controversial senior police amidst allegations of political reprisal.

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29-Jan-2019 to 16:30

UN to destroy one millionth explosive in S/Sudan

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) says it will conduct the demolition of its one millionth explosive item on Wednesday, at Jebel Lumuni, Blinyang Bare village, 15km south of the South Sudanese capital Juba.

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