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    17-Feb-2018 to 11:21

    Mozambique, UNODC ink anti-drug trafficking deal

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The European Union will approve $4.4 million to strengthen the fight against drug trafficking in Mozambican airports, under a deal formalized on Friday between Mozambican Foreign Minister Jose Pacheco and the regional representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Zhuldyz Akisheva.

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    16-Feb-2018 to 21:04

    Ethiopia begins six-month state of emergency

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian government on Friday declared a six-month state of emergency which comes into effect immediately.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 17:47

    Seven killed in Ethiopia clashes

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least seven people were killed and dozens injured in clashes between protesters and anti-riot police in the Ethiopia’s Oromia State, a state official in the region told journalists on Wednesday.

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    14-Feb-2018 to 10:40

    Senegal: Terrorism case involving imam resumes Wednesday

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The trial of Imam Alioune Badara Ndao and his co-defendants on charges related to terrorism, resumed on Wednesday before the criminal court in Dakar.

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    12-Feb-2018 to 21:29

    Juba: More Rwandan troops join regional force

    APA-Juba (South Sudan) — Some 270 Rwanda Defence Force soldiers have arrived in South Sudan as part of the Regional Protection Force.

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    12-Feb-2018 to 21:27

    DRC: New MONUSCO chief assumes office

    APA-Kinshasa (DR Congo) — The new special representative of the UN Secretary General in the Democratic Republic of Congo and head of the UN Stabilization Mission in the Congo (MONUSCO), Leila Zerrougui, on Monday officially took office as head of the organization’s most important peacekeeping mission in the world.

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    11-Feb-2018 to 16:43

    Cameroon: Two suicide bombers killed in Far North

    APA-Yaoundé (Cameroon) — A suicide bomber was shot dead by members of Cameroon’s Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) and another killed by a blast from his own suicide vest in the town of Kordo early on Sunday.

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