09-Oct-2019 to 09:26

Ghana appoints new IGP

APA-Accra (Ghana) — James Oppong-Bonuah has been named Ghana's substantive Inspector General of Police (IGP) by President Nana Akufo-Addo, the local press reports on Wednesday.

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07-Oct-2019 to 17:14

Two die in Chad prison riot

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) — At least two people are now known to have died after Monday's riot in Abéché prison, 900 kilometres east of the Chadian capital N’Djaména.

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07-Oct-2019 to 11:24

Rwanda forces kill 19 insurgents, arrest five

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Police have confirmed killing 19 insurgents and arresting five others in gun battles following an attack targeting civilians in Kinigi, a village in the north of the country near the border with Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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04-Oct-2019 to 18:19

Chad: Governors' conference beams spotlight on security issues

APA-N'Djamena (Chad) — Chadian provincial governors convened their fourth conference Friday in Abeche, in Ouaddaï region, under the theme “Public order, security, protection of people and property, optimization of revenues and rationalization of expenditures: issues and new challenges”, with President Idriss Deby Itno in attendance.

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03-Oct-2019 to 17:59

West, Central Africa: two million children fail to return to school in 2019 (NGO...

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — In West and Central Africa, more than two million children have not the chance to start the 2019-2020 school year due to insecurity, according to a report by the NGO Save the Children, copied to APA on Thursday.

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02-Oct-2019 to 12:19

Mali: 25 soldiers, 15 “terrorists killed" in clashes

APA - Bamako (Mali) — Twenty-five members of the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) and 15 “terrorists” died in clashes that occurred Monday and Tuesday in the middle of the country, according to a statement by the government on Tuesday evening.

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01-Oct-2019 to 10:18

US airstrike killed innocent Somali farmers-Amnesty

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Amnesty International on Tuesday claimed that three men killed in a US military Somalia air strike in March after being targeted as “Al-Shabaab terrorists” were in fact civilian farmers with no evidence of links to the armed group.

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