13-Sep-2019 to 14:43

Libya authorities welcome UN's extended mission

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The Presidential Council in Libya has welcomed an extension of the UN's mission to the country until September 2020, warning that the international community cannot turn its back on the ongoing security and political crises in the country.

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13-Sep-2019 to 10:26

Ethiopia: Nine hurt after grenade attack

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A grenade attack at a police station in Burayu town, 10 kilometers west of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, has left nine people injured.

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11-Sep-2019 to 20:15

Chad extends state of emergency in three provinces

APA-N’Djaména (Chad) — Chad's National Assembly, meeting in a plenary session, adopted by a majority (115 votes) a resolution extending by four months a state of emergency introduced in three provinces on August 19.

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10-Sep-2019 to 14:50

Burkina Faso: Six policemen killed in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Six policemen were killed in an attack perpetrated by unidentified gunmen near Inata, in northern Burkina Faso, in a region prone to terrorist violence, security sources told APA Tuesday.

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06-Sep-2019 to 14:36

Burkina Faso: Soldier dies in ambush

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — A soldier was killed in an ambush in the Sahel region of northern Burkina Faso by armed individuals killed, military sources told APA on Friday adding that in retaliation the Army “neutralized” five attackers.

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04-Sep-2019 to 19:24

Rwanda warns citizens over SA violence on foreigners

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's High Commissioner in Pretoria, Vincent Karega on Wednesday cautioned his compatriots in South Africa to take "extra precautionary measures" for their safety in the face of widespread xenophobic attacks targeting mainly foreigners.

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04-Sep-2019 to 19:03

Somalia: Piling pressure on al-Shabaab through airstrikes

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Somali war planes on Tuesday pounded al-Shabaab positions in the town of Jilib with close supervision by U.S. Africa Command aimed at bringing pressure to bear on the militants.

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