19-May-2020 to 18:17

SADC rallies behind Mozambique in fight against terrorism

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Southern African Development Community on Tuesday agreed to rally behind Mozambique which is facing an armed insurgency in its mineral-rich northern Cabo Delgado province.

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14-May-2020 to 10:29

Ivorian authorities investigate alleged kidnapping of journalist

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Ivorian Ministry of Justice and Human Rights has opened an investigation to shed light on the case of “Claude Dassé,” an Ivorian journalist allegedly kidnapped, assaulted and threatened with death last week by prison guards at the Abidjan Correction House (MACA), the country’s largest prison.

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08-May-2020 to 12:22

Rwanda Police investigates 'suicide' grenade attack

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda Police said Friday it has launched an investigation into the motives behind a possible suicide attack late Thursday night at a busy at a busy hairdressing salon in Bumbogo, a suburb of Kigali city where a suspected terrorist killed himself leaving 11 other people wounded.

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01-May-2020 to 16:08

Sierra Leone: 11 people died in Wednesday’s attempted prison break –Official

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Preliminary assessment showed that 11 people died in Wednesday’s attempted prison break in Sierra Leone, APA learnt on Friday.

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30-Apr-2020 to 01:30

Sierra Leone government calls for calm after botched prison break

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The Sierra Leone government said it has mounted an investigation into a failed attempt of prison break at the country’s maximum security prison which claimed at least one life.

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30-Apr-2020 to 00:18

Amnesty Int’l urges UN to renew arms embargo on South Sudan

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The UN Security Council must renew and strengthen enforcement of the arms embargo on South Sudan, Amnesty International said on Wednesday, exposing new evidence that multiple security forces are breaching it and concealing weapons amid a volatile security situation.

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27-Apr-2020 to 21:23

Gambian president appoints three new army commanders

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — Gambia's President Adama Barrow has appointed three top commanders to different command positions of the country's armed forces, a statement from the Defense ministry revealed on Monday.

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