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27-Jan-2020 to 21:40

Kenya intensifies war on contraband trade to stifle terrorism funding

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The Kenyan government has intensified its war against contraband goods and smuggling in Garissa County that borders Somalia as part of the comprehensive strategy on countering terrorist financing.

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23-Jan-2020 to 23:09

Africa: Trafficking in fake drugs to be criminalised soon

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — African countries are looking to criminalise the trafficking in fake medicines, which causes the deaths of 122,000 under-five-year-olds on the continent every year.

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23-Jan-2020 to 22:41

Fake drugs trade: A funder of terrorism in Africa?

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Terrorist groups operating in Africa are tapping into a rich vein, taking advantage of the trafficking in fake medicines on the continent as one of their main funders.

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23-Jan-2020 to 17:17

Burkinabe General named as new MINUSCA commander

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Burkinabe General Daniel Sidiki Traore has been appointed Commander of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), a UN statement confirmed on Thursday.

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23-Jan-2020 to 16:50

S/African army drops charges against hijab-clad soldier - Lawyer

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Dropping charges filed against a South African army officer for wearing a headscarf known as a hijab under her military beret is not the end of the story, her lawyer insisted on Thursday.

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23-Jan-2020 to 16:00

Six Malian soldiers killed in Mopti raid

APA-Bamako (Mali) — Six Malian soldiers were killed in an attack in the Mopti region (centre), 48 hours after a national army holiday, APA can report on Thursday.

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19-Jan-2020 to 14:20

Ethiopia promotes 65 military officers to ranks of Lt Gen, MGen, Brig.Gen

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Government of Ethiopia on Saturday promoted at total of 65 military officers, including 5 women, to the ranks of Lt Gen, MGen and Brig.Gen.

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