21-Mar-2019 to 15:31

197 Nigerian troops trained for Gambia mission

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Army has trainied 197 soldiers and officers ahead of their deployment to The Gambia for a peacekeeping mission, a statement from the military disclosed on Thursday.

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20-Mar-2019 to 16:59

Botswana mulls army peacekeeping role abroad

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Wednesday that he is considering sending troops on peacekeeping missions in the region.

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18-Mar-2019 to 19:00

Mali: 23 soldiers die in weekend raid

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — Twenty-three Malian soldiers were killed in an attack targeting their camp in Dioura in the middle of the country on Sunday central, APA learned Monday from the military.

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18-Mar-2019 to 15:38

Mali: Deserting army colonel accused of plotting weekend attack

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — The Malian army has accused Colonel Ba Ag Moussa, of being behind last weekend’s attack in Dioura, in the centre of the country.

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15-Mar-2019 to 18:50

Mauritania condemns New Zealand mosque carnage

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — The Mauritanian government has issued a statement on Friday strongly condemning the attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, which claimed the lives of some fifty people and injured 20 others.

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15-Mar-2019 to 17:40

South Sudan and Uganda agree joint border security

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — A one-day cross-border meeting between authorities from South Sudan and neighbouring Uganda concluded on Thursday with calls for unity and promotion of stable security.

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13-Mar-2019 to 18:21

Gendarme commander killed in CAR violence

APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) By Pierre Koutoupke — A local gendarmerie brigade commander has been confirmed as one of the fatalities following the violence in Obo, the capital of the Central African Republic’s Haut Mbomou prefecture more than a thousand kilometres from Bangui.

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