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15-Jun-2020 to 11:26

Three killed as insurgents target Kenyan county

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — At least three people have been killed in an attack by suspected al-Shabaab insurgents in the Kenyan county of Madera, security officials in Nairobi revealed on Monday.

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12-Jun-2020 to 14:55

Two Ivorian soldiers wounded in fresh attack

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — Two Ivorian soldiers were wounded Thursday night in a new attack against the Ivorian army in Gbéya, a locality in the sub-prefecture of Maradiana-Sokourani in the Kaniasso department of north-western Cote d’Ivoire.

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12-Jun-2020 to 06:57

S/Africa: New firearms amnesty gets initial approval

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa will soon have a new firearms amnesty period extended to early next year after the initial leg was interrupted by the coronavirus’ lockdown measures, Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced in Cape Town.

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11-Jun-2020 to 17:47

A dozen killed in Ivorian army post attack

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The attack on the joint army-gendarmerie post of Kafolo in the north-east of Cote d'Ivoire has left a dozen killed, six wounded and one assailant neutralized, the Army Chief, General Lassina Doumbia announced in a press release.

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11-Jun-2020 to 12:26

No imminent coup, Zimbabwe tells West, opposition

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has dismissed talk of an “imminent” military coup against President Emmerson Mnangagwa, blaming opposition leaders, the clergy and some foreign missions of fermenting public hatred of the Zimbabwean leader.

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11-Jun-2020 to 11:13

Ivorian army's border outpost raided

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — An Ivorian army position in the north of the country near the border with Burkina Faso has been attacked in the early hours of Thursday, leaving several people dead.

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10-Jun-2020 to 16:44

COVID-19 exacerbates armed violence in Africa

APA-Freetown-(Sierra Leone) — Africa had been plagued by armed violence and poverty for far too long before the outbreak of the COVID-19 that has infected 206,597 people and claimed 5,578 lives on the continent, official figures show on Wednesday.

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