21-Aug-2019 to 18:36

Chad closes borders with Libya, Sudan, CAR

APA - Ndjamena (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deye — Chad's Defense Minister, Mahamat Abali Sala, on Wednesday, announced the closure of his country’s land borders with Libya, Sudan and the Central African Republic (CAR) citing security reasons for the move.

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21-Aug-2019 to 12:59

Burkina leader urges citizens to remain resolute against terrorism

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkina Faso’s president Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has invited his fellow citizen to “place themselves above the emotions” in the fight against terrorism, following the death of 24 soldiers in the attack on the Koutougou military base, located more than 200 km north of the capital, Ouagadougou.

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21-Aug-2019 to 12:31

S/Sudan rivals discuss implementation of peace deal

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South Sudanese opposing parties are meeting in Addis Ababa to review the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).

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20-Aug-2019 to 20:56

Burkina's Koutougou attack death toll reaches 24

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) By Alban Kini — The latest death toll from Monday's raid by insurgents on an outpost of the Burkinabe military in the north of the country increased from ten to twenty-four soldiers, the army announced in a statement seen by APA on Tuesday.

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20-Aug-2019 to 20:01

Burkina army claims 40 'terrorists' killed in retaliatory raid

APA - Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — The Burkinabe army claimed forty “terrorists” were killed and 20 of their motorcycles destroyed in a retaliatory raid which followed an incursion in the northern town of Koutougou by armed militias which left a dozen government troops dead on Monday, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.

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20-Aug-2019 to 10:47

Life sentence for ten Cameroon 'secessionists'

APA - Yaoundé (Cameroon) — The military court of Yaounde, early Monday sentenced to life imprisonment, the English-speaking secessionist leader, Sisiku Julius Ayuk Tabe, along with nine of his lieutenants.

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18-Aug-2019 to 19:35

Liberia’s President warns against violence

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — "The attention of the Executive Mansion is drawn to the appalling electoral violence which occurred on Saturday, August 17, in district 15 between supporters of the Coalition for Democratic Cghange and the four collaborating opposition parties," President George Manneh Weah has said.

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