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Sierra Leone ex-minister charged with treason after taking a gun to State house

A Sierra Leonean former minister has been charged with treason for walking into the president's house with a gun ahead of a meeting on coronavirus preparedness.Ex-Defence Minister Paolo Conteh was charged with 16 counts of treason in a Freetown...

Uganda charges Museveni’s foe with treason, illegal possession of arms

Retired Ugandan general and former ally of president Museveni, who is seeking to unseat him Henry Tumukundle has been charged on with treason and unlawful possession of weapons, a case underscoring an ongoing crackdown on opposition figures ahead of...

Ugandan general who declared for presidency arrested for alleged treason

A Ugandan military general who recently declared he would challenge President Yoweri Museveni in 2021 elections, has been arrested for suspected treason, police said on Friday.A former minister who has often run afoul of Museveni, Lieutenant General Henry Tumukunde...
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Cameroon government official in talks with the Ambazonia leaders

A representative of Cameroonian government had talks with several anglophone separatist leaders to try to find a peaceful resolution...
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Seven injured as suicide car bomber strike at Mogadishu port

An explosion shook parts of the Somali capital of Mogadishu early on Saturday as a suicide car bomber drove into a checkpoint just outside...

Jihadists on motorbikes kill 32 in Mali village

At least 32 civilians were killed in central Mali when unidentified armed men on motorbikes attacked ethnic Dogon farming villages on Wednesday, local authorities...

Pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, taking nine hostages

Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship’s owner BW Offshore...

Mali opposition propose reform to curb president’s powers

Opponents of Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Wednesday sought an end to political crisis rocking the country, by proposing reforms to neuter his...