22-Jan-2019 to 17:16

CAR protagonists poised for Khartoum talks

APA-Bangui (CAR) By Pierre Koutoupke — Central African Republic government officials have left Bangui for the Sudanese capital Khartoum ahead of the next round of reconciliation talks with representatives of armed militias active in the strife-torn country.

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19-Jan-2019 to 12:01

Around 8,000 Nigerians cross into Cameroon

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) by Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola — Nearly 8,000 people from neighbouring Nigeria crossed the border to seek refuge in Cameroon as they fled from violent attacks on the North-east of the country, blamed on the extremist sect Boko Haram, according to a statement by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) seen by APA Friday.

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17-Jan-2019 to 12:25

Uneasy calm returns to Zimbabwe, over 70 treated for gunshot wounds

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — An uneasy calmness engulfed Zimbabwe on Thursday as most people went about their business, days after deadly clashes between security forces and mobs protesting a worsening economic crisis.

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16-Jan-2019 to 10:52

ICC prosecutors want Gbagbo barred from returning home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A day after he was acquitted on all charges, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Wednesday asked judges to bar Laurent Gbagbo from returning to Cote d’Ivoire.

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15-Jan-2019 to 11:36

ICC judges order ‘immediate release’ of Laurent Gbagbo

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Laurent Gbagbo ex-President of Cote d’Ivoire has been released from custody, after judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague Tuesday ordered his immediately, according to global news media monitored by APA in Dakar.

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15-Jan-2019 to 09:16

Several dead, hundreds arrested during Zimbabwe protests

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwean government said on Tuesday that more than 200 people have been arrested while several others were killed as a three-day protest over the deteriorating economic situation turned violent.

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14-Jan-2019 to 17:53

Soldiers deployed as Zimbabwe protests turn violent

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Soldiers were deployed in parts of the Zimbabwean capital on Monday as the authorities moved in to quell deadly protests over a 150 percent fuel price hike.

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