01-Sep-2019 to 10:32

S/Africa: Opposition slams financial bailout for arms maker

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government’s decision to bail out its cash-strapped arms manufacturer Denel has angered the country’s main opposition, which says the move is a waste of taxpayers’ money.

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30-Aug-2019 to 16:50

Ethiopia detained 80 suspected 'foreign drug dealers' - Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Counter Narcotics Operations unit of Ethiopia’s Federal Police Commission apprehended 80 individuals from 17 countries involved in drug trafficking in one year, a senior police officer revealed on Friday.

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30-Aug-2019 to 16:25

Ethiopia and Kenya in border security alliance

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian and Kenyan Attorney Generals Office have signed an agreement to partner against crimes and human trafficking along their common border.

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29-Aug-2019 to 14:16

Zambia warns truck drivers not to travel to S/Africa next week

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Zambia on Thursday issued a travel advisory warning its citizens in the trucking business to avoid travelling to South Africa on 2 September amid threats of violence here.

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28-Aug-2019 to 12:47

Uganda’s soldiers start receiving training from Japan on use of heavy equipment

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Japan instructors have embarked on training of Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers on the use of Heavy Engineering Equipment operations.

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26-Aug-2019 to 14:07

State of emergency in eastern Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Sudan declared a state of emergency in its Red Sea state after ethnic clashes left at least 16 people dead.

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26-Aug-2019 to 12:14

Museveni and Kiir discuss South Sudan transition

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — South Sudan president Salva Kiir has asked his nationals living in different as refugees to return home and be part of the ongoing peaceful transition in the country.

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