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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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08-Jun-2020 to 17:17

Ethiopian dam safer than dams in Sudan, Egypt-Official

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Sudanese Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources, Yasser Abbas, said the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is safer than the dams in Sudan and Egypt.

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06-Jun-2020 to 18:43

Sudan says no intention to enter into conflict with Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said his country does not have any intention to enter into conflict with neighboring Ethiopia.

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