22-Jun-2020 to 19:33

African Union is “concerned” about Mali crisis

APA-Bamako (Mali) — The president of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat deplored the “serious crisis” that has been raging in recent weeks in Mali.

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16-Jun-2020 to 10:04

Ethiopian General heads UN peacekeeping in Abyei

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday appointed Maj Gen Kefyalew Amde Tessema of Ethiopia as Force Commander for the UNs Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

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15-Jun-2020 to 11:26

Three killed as insurgents target Kenyan county

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — At least three people have been killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabaab insurgents in the Kenyan county of Madera, security officials in Nairobi revealed on Monday.

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12-Jun-2020 to 14:55

Two Ivorian soldiers wounded in fresh attack

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — Two Ivorian soldiers were wounded Thursday night in a new attack against the Ivorian army in Gbéya, a locality in the sub-prefecture of Maradiana-Sokourani in the Kaniasso department of north-western Cote d’Ivoire.

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12-Jun-2020 to 06:57

S/Africa: New firearms amnesty gets initial approval

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa will soon have a new firearms amnesty period extended to early next year after the initial leg was interrupted by the coronavirus’ lockdown measures, Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced in Cape Town.

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11-Jun-2020 to 17:47

A dozen killed in Ivorian army post attack

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The attack on the joint army-gendarmerie post of Kafolo in the north-east of Cote d'Ivoire has left a dozen killed, six wounded and one assailant neutralized, the Army Chief, General Lassina Doumbia announced in a press release.

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11-Jun-2020 to 12:26

No imminent coup, Zimbabwe tells West, opposition

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has dismissed talk of an “imminent” military coup against President Emmerson Mnangagwa, blaming opposition leaders, the clergy and some foreign missions of fermenting public hatred of the Zimbabwean leader.

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