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    14-Aug-2018 to 18:28

    Nigeria overhauls police anti-robbery squad

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered an immediate re-organisation of the police’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

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    13-Aug-2018 to 15:43

    Ethiopia's Ogaden rebels abandon secession bid

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), an Ethiopian rebel group, on Sunday declared a unilateral ceasefire, a sign that it was abandoning its bid for the secession of the Somali Region, also known as Ogaden, in the east of the country.

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    09-Aug-2018 to 14:25

    CAR militia disarmament begins in September

    APA-Bangui (Central African Republic) — The Disarmament, Demobilization, Reintegration and Reintegration (DDRR) project will begin next September in the western Central African region with the participation of seven armed groups out of the 14 officially registered in the country, reported a statement released Thursday morning.

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    08-Aug-2018 to 15:08

    AU chief welcomes South Sudan’s power-sharing deal

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the signing of a power-sharing accord that aimed to end the civil war in South Sudan.

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    07-Aug-2018 to 14:10

    Mozambican gov’t, Renamo sign disarmament pact

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican government and the opposition Renamo have signed an agreement that will see the disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration of Renamo militias.

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    06-Aug-2018 to 17:59

    CAR to recruit 1,000 young into the army

    APA-Bangui (CAR) — The ministry of National Defense of the Central African Republic (CAR) announced Monday the recruitment of more than a thousand people in the national army.

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    06-Aug-2018 to 12:12

    Ethiopia: Five people killed, several injured in ethnic attack

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least five people were killed and several others injured in ethnic based attack carried out in Jigjiga town of Ethiopia’s Somali regional state, reports said on Monday.

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