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Ethiopian police intercepts smuggling of 350 pistols from Sudan.

Police in Ethiopia say they have intercepted over 350 pistols being smuggled into the country via Sudan. Police said on Wednesday that the weapons were seized at the Awrora village, located in the northern Tigray regional state. State broadcaster, EBC, quoted Capitan Eshete Awoke, head of security office in the area …

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UK parliament deliberates on Cameroon Anglophone crisis

Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis has been raised in the House of Commons – the United Kingdom’s lower house of Parliament with a request from the government as to what it is doing over the situation. The issue was raised by MP Jessica Morden (Labour Party member for Newport East) who wanted …

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Ethiopian govt moves to apprehend killers of Dangote Cement CM.

Authorities in Ethiopia are investigating circumstances under which the country manager of Dangote cement was killed by unknown assailants on Wednesday. According to a statement the Command Post established to oversee the implementation of the State of Emergency, Deep Kamara was killed along with two other individuals in the afternoon …

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Somalia identifies suspect in kidnapping of German nurse

A security guard employed by the International Committee of the Red Cross was involved in the kidnapping of a German nurse working for the organisation in Mogadishu, the Somali government said Thursday. The nurse, identified as Sonja Nientiet, was abducted from the ICRC compound at around 8.00 pm local time (1700 GMT) on …

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Rwandan president considers crisis affected region in transition process.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says the political situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) affects all of its neighbours directly or indirectly hence, neighbours can have a say in what happens there. He said with as many as nine neighbours bordering the country, its problems were as good as …

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European Union throws weight behind Somalia’s security reforms.

The European Union has welcomed Somalia’s decision to take the lead in providing security of its people and to implement reforms in line with the National Security Architecture agreed in April 2017. Somalia’s army recently terminated a military cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), taking over the training, …

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