CONFLITS | CONFLICTS

07-Jan-2020 to 14:26

Libya's deepening crisis: Where is the African Union?

APA - Dakar (Senegal) — The conspicuous absence of the African Union in efforts to resolve the ongoing Libyan crisis is a deep blemish staining the reputation of the continental organisation, writes editorialist and expert in African geopolitics, Seidik Abba.

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07-Jan-2020 to 08:33

Hafter's troops seize Gaddafi's hometown

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — Forces loyal to Khalifa Hafter have seized control of Muammar Gaddafi's hometown of Sirte, 400 km east of the capital Tripoli, the spokesman of the Libyan National Army, Ahmed Mesmari claimed on Monday evening.

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01-Jan-2020 to 14:21

Zimbabwe police crack whip on marauding gangs of artisanal miners

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwean police on Wednesday cracked the whip on illegal gold miners, days after a police officer was hacked to death by a marauding gang of artisanal miners.

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29-Dec-2019 to 10:48

Libya conflict: Oil refinery may shut down

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — The Libyan oil corporation in Tripoli says it is contemplating ceasing operation in its Zawya oil well and evacuating workers from the refinery following renewed clashes 40km west of the capital.

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12-Dec-2019 to 23:34

General Hafter orders 'final push' on Tripoli

APA-Tripoli (Libya) — General Khalifa Hafter has ordered Libyan National Army troops under his command to make a final push on Tripoli and end the 8-month military stalemate to seize control of the capital from forces loyal to the internationally-backed National Accord Government.

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26-Nov-2019 to 12:06

The deprived kids running Monrovia's streets

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) By Terrence Sesay — Disadvantaged homeless boys mostly of school-going age commonly known as ‘Zogos’ in Liberia have overwhelmed the streets of the capital Monrovia since the end of the country's civil war.

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22-Nov-2019 to 15:03

Strike ends as S/African Airways, unions reach wage deal

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A week after they kicked off a crippling strike that saw 200 South African Airways (SAA) flights grounded worldwide, the airline announced on Friday that it had agreed with its striking workers to resume work on Saturday.

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