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Ethiopia Detains 47 Suspected Of Trying To 'Overthrow' PM Abiy

NAIROBI, KENYA: The Ethiopian Joint Security and Intelligence Task Force has announced the arrest of at least 47 people whom it alleged attempted to topple Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal government.
 
 
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Displaced Families Uprooted By Severe Floods Across Horn Of Africa

NEW YORK, US: Severe floods in the Horn of Africa have affected tens of thousands of displaced families in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, putting lives and livelihoods at risk, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. 
 
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NNPC To Supply Dangote's Refinery For Test Runs

LYON, France:NNPC Ltd, Nigeria's state oil company, is set to supply Dangote's new 650,000-barrel-per-day oil refinery with up to six crude oil shipments in December for trial operations, as reported by industry sources.


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Africa: Carving The Golden Goose


NEW YORK, US: "Reset!" That was the magic word often used during US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's first visit to Africa, with the message that "years of neglect" under the Trump administration were over and that the Biden presidency would see a new golden dawn in US relations with the turbulent continent. At the time, few people remembered that Hillary Clinton had used the "reset" cliché about US-Russia relations during the first Obama administration.

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Nigerian Troops Recover 6 Anti Aircraft guns, Hilux Truck, IED Materials

ABUJA, Nigeria-The Nigerian Special  Forces troops has again recorded another significant victory in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram terrorists as troops of 'Operation Desert Sanity II', 'Operation Hadin Kai', successfully recovered  caches of weapons and ammunition from the insurgents hideouts  in the Ukuba axis of Sambisa forest on Saturday, 29 April, 2023. 

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Nigerian Army Kills 35 Terrorists, Destroys 12 Camps In Sambisa Forest

ABUJA, NIGERIA-The Nigeria Army Troops of the 21-Armored Brigade, Bama, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK) and 199 Special Forces Battalion in collaboration with  Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), have killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists in the ongoing clearance operation in Sambisa Forest.

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It’s way beyond foibles!

NEW YORK, U.S.-Although no region is immune to terrorism, the situation in Africa is especially concerning, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Tuesday, underlining UN support to countries striving to “end this scourge.”

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Chief Boko Haram Bomb Maker Awana Gaidam Killed By Own IED In Sambisa Forest

ABUJA, Nigeria-In what will be described as a major breakthrough in the the Nigerian military Operation in the North East  and to also confirm that all is not well within the  Boko Haram terrorists camp, as their chief bomb maker and a high ranking terrorist, Awana Gaidam was killed by his own Improvised Explosive Device(IED).

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ISWAP Commander Abu Muhammed Executes Deputy Over Military Attack On Hideout

ABUJA, Nigeria-A Commander of the Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP), Abu Muhammed, has executed his immediate deputy, Abu Darda, for enabling military operation into their camp in Mukdolo and Bone villages which led to the killing of 41 fighters including Abu-Zahra Munzir.

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Congo Sees Deadly Surge In Intercommunal Violence


NEW YORK, U.S.--More than 140 people have been killed in horrific intercommunal violence in the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday, briefing journalists in Geneva, that some victims had been beheaded.

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Can An Ex-al-Shabab Deputy-Turned-Somali Official Open Space For Talks?

WASHINGTON, U.S.--The recent appointment of a former al-Shabab deputy Mukhtar Robow (aka Abut Mansur) as the Minister of Endowment and Religion in Somalia’s new cabinet has generated considerable debate about what Robow’s appointment means for the war on terror in Somalia as well as for potential reconciliation efforts.

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