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23-Jan-2019 to 13:45

Chad: State committed to fighting terrorism - Official

APA-N'Djaména (Chad) by Adam Hassane Deyé — The Chadian government has announced that it was taking “all the necessary steps” to repatriate “in the very next few days” the recently killed Chadian peacekeepers in Mali.

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23-Jan-2019 to 10:52

Botswana probes earth tremors at copper mine

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana Geo-Science Institute is investigating earth tremors that have hit the Selibe Phikwe town in northern Botswana, where liquidated state-owned BCL copper mine is situated.

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22-Jan-2019 to 16:31

Counter-terrorism requires global approach - G5 Sahel scribe

APA-Abidjan (C/Ivoire) — G5 Sahel Permanent Secretary, Maman Sambo Sidikou has restated that the fight against terrorism in the region requires a comprehensive approach, coupled with further consultations and intelligence-sharing.

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22-Jan-2019 to 15:15

AU chief condemns recent attack in Mali

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has condemned the attack in Mali on 20 January 2019 that killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers, who were members of the United Nations Mission Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

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22-Jan-2019 to 13:00

Uganda MTN pair deported

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Ugandan government has deported two foreign nationals over concerns that they were using their jobs as ploys to endanger national security.

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21-Jan-2019 to 12:34

Kenya: Al-Shabaab militants attack Chinese construction company

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Four people were Sunday night injured in an attempted attack by al-Shabaab militants on a Chinese road construction site in Shimbirey, about 50 kilometers from Garissa town in northern Kenya, authorities disclosed on Monday.

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21-Jan-2019 to 11:48

Mali: AQMI claims attack on Chadian peacekeepers

APA-Bamako (Mali) by Alou Diawara — The jihadist group Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, AQMI, has claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack in Mali, when 10 Chadian MINUSMA peacekeepers were killed and 25 injured.

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