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A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones at Israeli troops during clashes with Israeli troops on the Gaza-Israel border, east of southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis, Aug. 30, 2019. At least 54 Palestinians were injured on Friday, during clashes with Israeli soldiers in eastern Gaza Strip, close to the border with Israel, medics said. (Xinhua/Stringer)

11 including 7 security force members killed in Afghan clashes: officials

At least seven security force members and four militants were killed and 14 people wounded in fresh clashes in two Afghan provinces on...
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UN General Assembly holds unique annual session, lacks usual security

by William M. Reilly The annual UN General Assembly high-level week featuring a marathon of speeches by world...

Nigerian security frees 26 kidnapped road officials from gunmen in central state

Nigerian security forces have freed 26 members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) who were kidnapped by gunmen a few days ago in...
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Uganda arrests security officers after fire guts country’s top university

Ugandan police have arrested security officers who were on duty when a fire gutted Makerere University, Uganda's top university on early Sunday, a...

Angola, DR Congo discuss security issues along border

Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) came together on Monday in Luanda to debate security issues along their common border. ...
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Senior UN official warns of risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security

UN Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo on Wednesday warned of the risks posed by COVID-19 to international peace and security, including the erosion...
AFP/File / Leon Neal Oracle sought billions in damages from Google over the search engine company's use of Java programming language in its Android smartphone operating system

Android security: Six more apps containing Joker malware removed from Google Play Store

Cybersecurity researchers have unmasked six applications on the Google Play Store with a combined total of over 200,000 downloads in yet another example of...
GSMA okays Huawei equipment after security test

GSMA okays Huawei equipment, 3 others, after security assurance test

The GSM Association (GSMA) has announced that the world’s leading mobile network equipment vendors, Huawei, ZTE, Ericsson and Nokia have successfully completed an assessment...
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Namibia’s household food security improves following bumper harvest: report

Namibia's household food security has improved significantly following a good agricultural production this year, the latest crop prospects and food security situation report released...

Cameroon president holds talks with Burkina Faso special envoy on security, COVID-19

Cameroon President Paul Biya on Tuesday hold talks in Yaounde with Thierry Hot, special adviser to Burkina Faso President Christian Kabore, on the fight...
SANAA, June 16, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A resident looks at rising smokes after an airstrike in Sanaa, Yemen, June 16, 2020. The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched on Tuesday morning at least five airstrikes on the capital Sanaa held by the Houthi rebels, the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reported. The airstrikes hit Houthi-controlled military sites on the hills of al-Subahah, Attan and Nahdain in and around the center of the Yemeni capital city, local residents said. (Photo by Mohamed al-Azaki/Xinhua)

2 civilians killed in clashes between security forces, gunmen in Yemen’s Aden – government...

Two civilians were killed during armed clashes between security forces and unknown gunmen in Yemen's southern port city of Aden on Monday, a...

Mozambique moves to safeguard LNG project in northern region

French oil giant Total and the Mozambican government announced the creation of a Joint Task Force to strengthen security measures for the company's liquefied...
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6 killed as armed group, security clash in South East Nigeria

The Nigerian police on Monday confirmed six people were killed following a clash between a local rebel group and security operatives in the country's...
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Eliminate Bid Security for Indigenous SMEs to Promote Competition and Economy Growth

By the Charter Institute of Procurement & Supply (2012), bid security is an amount of money that may be calculated as a percentage of...

Leadership Centre marks 10 years of ‘shaping’ Africa’s youth for the future

The African Leadership Centre (ALC), a joint initiative of King’s College London and the University of Nairobi, is celebrating 10 years of preparing young...
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Nigeria approves funding for new police project to enhance security

The Nigerian government has approved funding of 13.3 billion naira (35 million U.S. dollars) for its Community Policing initiative, seeking to build trust between...
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AU says “unconstitutional change” of gov’t in Mali further complicates security situation

The African Union (AU) Commission said the "unconstitutional change" of government in Mali further complicates the situation on the ground, particularly the implementation of...
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Nigerian police launch initiative to enhance security

By Bosun Awoniyi The Nigerian government has launched an initiative seeking to build trust between the police and local communities...
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Use Opportunities to help others – Youth told

As the World celebrates International Youth Day, Ghanaian Youth who are well placed have been called upon to use their opportunities to help others. Speaking...

Parliament discusses Security and Intelligence Agencies Bill, 2020

Parliament is considering the report of the Committee on Defence and Interior on the Security and Intelligence Agencies Bill, 2020, which when approved would...

8 killed in gunmen attack in Niger, including 6 French

Eight people including six French tourists and two Nigeriens (a guide and a driver) were killed on Sunday by armed individuals in the...
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EC is not solely responsible for security at centres

The Electoral Commission on Wednesday dismissed suggestions that it must be held liable for any security lapses at the Voter Registration Centres. The Commission said...
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Cameroon army says situation under control in restive Anglophone region

Security situation in Cameroon's English-speaking region of Southwest that has been ravaged by an armed separatist conflict for over three years is "under control,"...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali leader calls for crucial meeting to discuss elections, security

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Thursday called for a crucial security meeting between the federal government and leaders from the federal member states...
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NPP primaries: Police prepared to provide security

The Ghana Police Service has given the assurance that it is prepared to provide adequate security for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries on...
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NPP holds elections in 2,365 polling centres tomorrow, June 20

After the uncertainty of when to select representative due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its anti-measures, all is set for the New Patriotic Party...
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Huawei Analyst Summit: Security and Privacy in a Seamless AI Life

...Only You Control Your Personal Data Huawei has held its 17th Analyst summit on the theme “seamless AI life” in Shenzhen China. The event which...

Child streetism and its implications on security

In 2010, Ghana was able to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) even before its deadline in 2015. There has been an improvement in social...
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COVID-19 ‘compounding’ peace and security in Africa

COVID-19 presents a risk of “further compounding and complicating conflicts and insecurity in that will have a lasting impact” in the post-coronavirus era,...

Zimbabwean president calls for joint efforts to fight terrorism in SADC

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is also the Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ on Politics, Defense and Security, on Tuesday...