11-Sep-2014 to 13:13

Congolese court slams life sentence, forced labor for ex-colonel

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — – Marcel Ntsourou, an ex-Colonel and top official of the National Security Council (CNS) was sentenced Thursday to life with forced labor in a case pitting him against the Congolese state.

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09-Sep-2014 to 15:33

S/Sudan: UN chopper shot down - interim report

APA – Juba (South Sudan) — A UN chopper which crashed in South Sudan killing three of the four crew members on board last month was shot out of the skies, an interim report released by the organization on Tuesday claimed.

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09-Sep-2014 to 13:41

Nigeria: 20 policemen still unaccounted for after attack

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba, said on Tuesday in Abuja that at least 20 policemen were still missing following the attacks on the police academy in Gwoza and subsequent seizure of the town by insurgents on August 20.

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09-Sep-2014 to 12:23

Cameroon claims scores of Islamists killed

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroonian soldiers have killed hundreds of Boko Haram insurgents in Fotokol in the far north of the country on Saturday, according to Minister of Communication and government spokesman Issa Tchiroma Bakary.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:50

Nigeria: Obasanjo’s son injured in Boko Haram clashes

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Lt-Col. Adeoye Obasanjo has been shot and wounded in clashes with Boko Haram insurgents in Mubi, Adamawa State in north-eastern Nigeria.

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09-Sep-2014 to 11:26

Nigerian troops recapture Bama town

APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigerian troops say they have recaptured Bama in Borno State from Boko Haram insurgent., halting the militants’ advance towards the state capital, Maiduguri.

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08-Sep-2014 to 21:06

Kenya separatists deny al-Shabaab link

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenya’s separatist Mombasa Republican Council (MRC) on Monday denied government claims it has established links with the Somali Islamist sect al-Shabaab, local media reported.

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