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12-Feb-2021 to 09:49

Rwandan military chief passes away

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan military chief Lt Gen Jacques Musemakweli has died of natural causes, a statement by the country's defence force confirmed on Thursday.

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05-Feb-2021 to 18:18

Ethiopia’s to repatriate more than 60,000 refugees from Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs on Friday announced a decision to repatriate more than 60,000 refugees who fled conflict from the restive Tigray region of the country.

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26-Jan-2021 to 21:55

Tanzania frees over 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Tanzanian President John Magufuli has pardoned 1,789 Ethiopian prisoners who were serving jail terms across the east African nation.

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26-Jan-2021 to 15:39

War crimes charges against Sierra Leonean in Finland

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Gibril Ealoghima Massaquoi, a well known warlord of the Sierra Leone civil war has been charged by Finnish prosecutors with war crimes and crimes against humanity thought to have been perpetrated in Liberia in the 1990s.

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21-Jan-2021 to 14:50

Ombudsman requests court to postpone perjury case - SA lawyer

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s beleaguered Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, accused of lying thrice under oath about a meeting she had with former President Jacob Zuma, on Thursday requested the court to postpone her hearing to enable her present new evidence that would lead the court to dismiss the charges.

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20-Jan-2021 to 18:00

Egypt's military first in Africa - GFP rankings

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Egypt has occupied first place on the Global Firepower’s (GFP) 2021 Africa Military Strength and second in the Middle East, trailing Turkey and preceding Iran.

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08-Jan-2021 to 18:43

Veteran Rwandan journalist, Valentin Umuhire dies of COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Veteran Rwandan journalist Valentin Umuhire managing Editor of vernacular newspaper "Value News" has died of a confirmed COVID-19 at the age of 43, his family confirmed Friday to APA in Kigali.

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