28-Jan-2019 to 11:11

Mozambique, US in navy exercise to combat illegal fishing

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique and the US will embarked a combined military exercise code-named "Cutlass Express 2019", which seeks to combat illegal trafficking, maritime piracy and the interception of vessels engaged in illegal fishing.

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28-Jan-2019 to 05:58

S/Africa: India lifts S/African arms maker’s 13-year ban

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African arms manufacturer and contractor Denel has been handed a lifeline following India’s ending of 13-year ban of the state-owned firm, APA has learnt.

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26-Jan-2019 to 16:49

Ethiopia: State discovers mass graves in eastern region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Federal Attorney General has revealed the findings of its investigations into crimes committed following the violence that occurred on 4-6 August 2018 in the country’s Somali regional state.

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26-Jan-2019 to 12:48

Mine blast kills two peacekeepers in Mali - MINUSMA

APA-Dakar (Senegal) by Ibrahima Dione — Two peacekeepers were killed Friday in a mine explosion as their convoy passed through central Mali, the UN Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) announced in a tweet seen by APA.

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26-Jan-2019 to 12:30

Mozambique probes death of S. African terror suspect

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's provincial attorney’s office in the country's northern province of Cabo Delgado has ordered an autopsy, following the death in police custody of a South African businessman facing terrorism charges.

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25-Jan-2019 to 23:16

Mali mine blast kills two peacekeepers

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — Two peacekeepers were killed in a mine explosion as their convoy passed through central Mali, the UN mission in the country revealed in a tweet.

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:51

UN warns of ethnic militias in Sahel

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Senior UN human rights official, Andrew Gilmour, has welcomed the commitment of countries of the Sahel to protect the rights of civilians as they confront terrorism, and warned of the dangers posed by the growing number of ethnic-based private militias.

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