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APA-N'Djaména (Chad) By Adam Hassane Deyé — President Idriss Déby of Chad, have made a clean sweep of the national police by sacking several directors general and other officials under a decree issued on Wednesday evening.

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APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Germany has voiced unequivocal support for the newfound rapprochement between old foes Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's Institute of Natural Disaster management (INGC) says it has opened five accommodation centers in the city of Beira, the capital of the central province of Sofala, to shelter 18,295 displaced people after they were displaced by a heavy tropical storm known as Desmond, APA can report Thursday.

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APA-Sudan (Khartoum) — The authorities in Sudan on Tuesday confiscated copies of al-Jareda daily newspaper amidst nationwide protests, demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule.

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APA-Kinshasa (DRC) by Mathias Odiakela — Felix Tshisékédi, 56, was sworn-in Thursday before the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officially becoming the country’s 5th President since independence in 1960.

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APA-Juba (South Sudan) — As the implementation of the peace deal approaches a crucial period, the disengagement, cantonment and unification of armed forces in South Sudan will be a “decisive milestone”, the interim head of the peace monitoring body has said.

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