APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people – most of them women and children - to seek safety in Chad’s Lake Chad region, the UNHCR said in a statement to APA on Tuesday.
APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has recorded 6,852,972 traveller movements at its ports of entry -- up from 6,811,510 movements recorded in 2018, Home Affairs Minister Siyabonga Cwele has said.
APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has extended her condolences to four South African families whose four members died after drowning in the waters of Mozambique's Portuguese Islands.
APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has expressed his government’s desire and determination to equip and transform the Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS) to meet international standard.
APA-N’Djamena (Chad) — Chadian police colonel Ahmat Senoussi Ochi, who was prosecuted for kidnapping, torture and deliberate personal injury was sentenced on Friday to ten years in prison and plus a CFAF500,000 fine.
APA-Accra (Ghana) — Ghana Ports and Habours Authority (GPHA) is offering a ¢50,000 (US$10,000) bounty to anyone who provides accurate information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of its Public Affairs Manager Mrs. Josephine Tanor Asante.