03-Mar-2019 to 18:40

South Sudan's main warning parties seek forgiveness for war crimes

APA (Juba) South Sudan — The main warring factions in South Sudan on Friday urged citizens to forgive them for all crimes committed during the more than five year civil war.

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01-Mar-2019 to 14:51

US issues G/Bissau travel advise

APA - Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) By Nouha Mancaly — The U.S. State Department, in a statement on its website Friday, called on its citizens to reconsider their decision to travel to Guinea Bissau during the current election campaign, given the “risk of violence” facing the country.

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01-Mar-2019 to 02:38

WHO condemns attacks against Ebola treatment facilities in Eastern DR Congo

Kigali (APA) — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said it was deeply concerned about the recent attacks on the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-run Ebola treatment centres in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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28-Feb-2019 to 16:11

Nigerian defense college delegation arrives in Liberia

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — A visiting team from the Nigerian National Defense College has arrived in the Country on a one week study tour to get firsthand information on lessons learned from the Liberian Civil War that could be used for future crises prevention in West Africa.

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28-Feb-2019 to 10:31

Ethiopian peacekeepers in Abyei receives UN peace medals

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — About 1900 men and women of Ethiopia’s 19th battalion serving under the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) for more than eight months received the UN Peace Medals in a ceremony on Wednesday in Abyei area.

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27-Feb-2019 to 20:44

Mali: 18 villagers killed by blast from booby-trapped corpse

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diarra — An explosion from a booby-trapped corpse has killed 18 people and injured at least 15 Malian villagers who were walking around what they believed was a mere dead body, APA learned Wednesday from sources in the central part of the country where the tragedy took place.

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27-Feb-2019 to 12:31

Botswana gov’t denies allegedly ordering a hit on ex-spy chief

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Wednesday refuted allegations by the former head of the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) Isaac Kgosi that there are plans by the state to assassinate him.

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