SECURITE | SECURITY

24-Sep-2019 to 09:51

Gambia police in sweeping raids on crime havens

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Police in The Gambia have launched sweeping raids on urban crime dens, rounding up youths over the weekend in a bid to tackle criminality just weeks before the start to the tourist season.

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23-Sep-2019 to 17:41

Marrakech to host Int’l Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security

APA-Rabat (Morocco) — The 3rd International Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security will take place in Marrakech from October 1 to 4, the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR) announced Monday in Rabat.

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23-Sep-2019 to 17:17

Russian sailors kidnapped off Douala released

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The three Russian sailors who were kidnapped August 15th off Douala were released by their captors, allegedly Nigerian pirates who roam the Gulf of Guinea, security sources told APA Monday.

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20-Sep-2019 to 19:49

Two police officers lynched in Mali locality

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Two police officers, including Issiaka Tounkara, Divisional Commissioner of the Niono Police, were killed by a lynch mob in Niono, 270 km north from Bamako, in apparent retaliation for an assault on a civilian by their colleague.

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20-Sep-2019 to 18:04

Burkina: Five soldiers killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Five Burkinabe soldiers were killed overnight in an ambush in the Toéni district, in the Sourou province (Boucle du Mouhoun region) more than 200 km from the capital, Ouagadougou, local sources told APA Friday.

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19-Sep-2019 to 20:12

ECOWAS commits to border security

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — ECOWAS Commission says it will continue to prioritise investment in border security to promote sustainable peace as well as tackle drug trafficking in the region.

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14-Sep-2019 to 10:20

ECOWAS leaders' summit beams spotlight on terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Regional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States are holding an extraordinary summit in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Saturday to deliberate on the growing threat from terrorism and its unprecedented rippling effects in the region.

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