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Nigerian president allays fears on security situation

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday allayed the fears of citizens and warned against “unnecessary” panic over the current security situation in the country, saying security agencies were working around the clock to keep harm at bay. In a statement, Buhari, who arrived back Friday morning …

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MINISTER: 21 people killed in Somalian hotel attack

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | Somali government confirmed Sunday that 21 people were killed in the terrorist attack on a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday evening. The Minister of Health Ali Haji Adan said 15 of the wounded persons sustained serious injuries and were in critical …

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Lawyers concerned over extra-judicial killings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Muslim Lawyers Association – UMLA has condemned the extra judicial killings of terrorism suspects in the country. The call comes at the time when at least eight suspected terrorists have been shot dead under suspicious circumstances by security officers during counter terrorism …

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Kenyan police arrest terror suspect

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua |  Kenyan anti-terrorism police officers said Saturday they are interrogating a terror suspect who was arrested at a shopping center in Nairobi. The police said the suspect, identified as Ali Abdullahi Hussein, had approached a police officer on patrol at around 2:00 a.m. and wanted to …

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Gov’t is not targeting Muslims in war on terror – Museveni

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has said that security personnel are not deliberately targeting Muslims in his government’s ongoing war on terror in the country. Addressing the country on Thursday at State House Nakasero on Covid-19 and the security situation, Museveni said all those arrested or killed …

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Khartoum residents in ‘state of terror’ after bloody crackdown.

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP |  Heavily armed paramilitaries roamed the Sudanese capital Thursday, forcing fearful residents to hide indoors after a crackdown on protesters that authorities admitted had left dozens dead and prompted the African Union to suspend Khartoum. Members of the Rapid Support Forces, who rights groups say have their …

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