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10-Feb-2020 to 17:13

Kenya urges concerted efforts on countering terrorism, violent extremism

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Raychelle Omamo on Monday in Addis Ababa urged the international community to double concerted efforts to fight terrorism and violent extremism.

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09-Feb-2020 to 11:36

Silencing the guns headlines 33rd AU summit

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) By Ngagne Diouf, on special assignment — The 33rd African Union heads of state and government summit opened n the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Sunday with the view to “silencing the guns and creating conducive conditions for Africa’s development.”

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30-Jan-2020 to 20:41

Chad army chief sacked after B/Haram attacks

APA-NDjaména (Chad) — Chad's army chief, General Tahir Erda, was on Thursday dismissed by President Idriss Déby in the aftermath of a second attack on lakeside settlements by insurgents of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram.

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29-Jan-2020 to 18:10

Terrorism in Burkina: Researcher warns of proxy wars!

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Following the unanimous adoption on 23 January by the National Assembly in Burkina Faso of a law authorizing the recruitment of civilians into the army, the question of the relevance of this initiative remains very critical.

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29-Jan-2020 to 17:58

Burkina Faso: Recruiting armed volunteers to tackle terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The National Assembly in Burkina Faso on January 21 2020 adopted a bill establishing Volunteers for Homeland Defence (VDP) with the aim of dealing with the multiple acts of terrorism that have been blighting the country since 2016.

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29-Jan-2020 to 17:48

Domestic terrorism is owning up to failure for the Sahel - Analyst

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Sahelian states are victims of domestic terrorism because of ineffective development policies, says Wassim Nasr, a journalist with France 24 and a specialist in jihadist movements.

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29-Jan-2020 to 17:37

Cameroon: Five deaths blamed on Boko Haram

APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — Five fishermen were killed Tuesday night in the Cameroonian island of Blaram (Far North), following an attack blamed on the Islamist sect Boko Haram, security sources told APA.

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