SECURITE | SECURITY

14-Jul-2020 to 10:17

Mogadishu: Security tight as army chief survives assassination blast

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — Mogadishu, the Somali capital woke up to heightened security on Tuesday, a day after the country's army chief General Yusuf Rage survived an assassination blast.

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13-Jul-2020 to 20:12

Rwanda and Morocco ink criminal extradition deal

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda and Morocco on Monday signed a first ever convention for the extradition of criminals as part of a judicial and security cooperation between the two countries.

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13-Jul-2020 to 19:58

Cote d'Ivoire launches “operational zone” to fight terrorism

APA - Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — The Ivorian government at the end of an extraordinary cabinet meeting on Monday announced the creation of an “operational zone” in the north of the country to boost the capacities of its troops deployed at the borders and to fight terrorism.

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13-Jul-2020 to 16:47

Rwanda's major terror suspect implicates Zambia

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwanda's terror suspect Callixte Nsabimana a.k.a Major Sankara who claimed to be the head of Rwanda rebel group National Liberation Force (NLF) on Monday told the judge at the International and Cross-Border Crimes in Nyanza,a district in Southern Rwanda that Zambian President Edgar Lungu helped rebel factions to attack Rwanda.

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09-Jul-2020 to 12:35

Sahel war continues despite Covid-19 - ICRC

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The global ceasefire launched after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has failed to silence the guns of war in the Sahel, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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08-Jul-2020 to 12:00

S/Africa: Daesh issues retaliation threats over Mozambique

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is on edge after terror network Islamic State (ISIS) warned the country to stay clear of the group’s insurgency in northern Mozambique or risk having the militants retaliating over Pretoria's involvement in regional efforts to contain the disturbances in the neighbouring nation.

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07-Jul-2020 to 17:27

Uganda releases 12 more Rwandans

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Authorities in Uganda on Tuesday released 12 more Rwandan nationals bringing the total number of Rwandans released from detention in Uganda to 132, after 120 others were released in June this year.

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