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Intelligence helps Namibia turn tide against rhino poachers, government says

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Incidents of rhino poaching in Namibia have been dropping steadily as timely intelligence work has helped nab hunters before they shoot in known hotspots,...

Mozambique violence leaves 300 000 plus reliant on assistance

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An already precarious humanitarian situation added to increasing conflict has forced over 300 000 people from homes and villages in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, according...

Suspected pirate attack off Ghana

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A Denmark-flagged tanker has been approached by a suspicious boat off the coast of Ghana but managed to avoid a potential attack. This is according...

Insurgency in Mozambique threatens food security, says World Food Programme

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Worsening violence by militants with links to Islamic State in northern Mozambique are causing thousands to go hungry as they flee their homes and...

Cameroonian soldiers jailed for killing women and children

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Four Cameroonian soldiers received 10-year prison sentences on Monday for the killing of two women and two children in an incident that sparked international...

Armed men kill at least a dozen civilians in northeast Congo

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Armed men killed at least a dozen people and kidnapped several in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday night, authorities said, the latest...

Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist

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Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general’s office...

Cable theft suspects nabbed

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A joint operational plan to address theft and damage to essential infrastructure in the rail environment has continued to yield positive results. “In the latest...

More than 30 killed in militia attacks in western Ethiopia

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Armed militia men killed more than 30 people in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region, a senior opposition leader told Reuters on Thursday,...

Islamic State claims killing of French aid workers in Niger

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Islamic State has credited its West Africa affiliate for killing six French aid workers and their Nigerien guide and driver at a giraffe reserve...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...