17-Jan-2019 to 09:58

Laurent Gbagbo still detained, after ICC files appeal

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “ICC halts release of former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo”; “Laurent Gbagbo detained again after last-minute appeal” are the latest headlines on this week's bombshell African news item.

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17-Jan-2019 to 09:18

Ethiopian army detains 835 rebel troops

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian army has detained 835 armed members of the rebel Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) in a massive campaign it carried out in western part of the country.

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16-Jan-2019 to 23:50

Uganda tightens security following hotel siege in Kenya

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda police has released a statement assuring the public that security has been tightened to avert any terror attack similar to that which happened at a hotel in Kenya's westlands a Nairobi suburb

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16-Jan-2019 to 23:44

Libya: One killed, 17 wounded in armed clashes in Tripoli

APA(Tripoli-Libya) — Clashes broke out early Wednesday morning between two rival militias in the south border of Libya’s capital Tripoli.

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16-Jan-2019 to 15:54

Attack in northern Mali kills 20 civilians

APA-Bamako (Mali) — About 20 civilians, all Tuaregs, were reported killed in an attack on Tuesday evening by Daesch elements against the Mèneka Circle (northern Mali), local sources told APA.

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16-Jan-2019 to 11:39

Kenya: Nairobi terrorists killed while 14 left dead

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday confirmed that terrorist attack at the Dusit complex in Nairobi is over and disclosed that security agencies successfully managed to kill all the al- Shabaab militants involved.

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16-Jan-2019 to 08:34

Kenya terror attack: 50 rescued as security officers engage militants

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan security officers on Wednesday morning managed to rescue 50 people trapped in the Dusit Complex in Nairobi, which came under attack from Al- Shabaab militants on Tuesday afternoon.

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