‘Victims in cases against Hissene Habré awarded reparation’

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Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, on Friday said the decision to grant reparation to thousands of victims in cases against former Chadian president Hissene Habré marks a significant moment in their long and determined quest for justice. “Friday’s decision is … Read More

Cameroon: France denies majority of France-made arms were seized from Boko Haram

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Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) – The French embassy in Cameroon has strongly denied the allegations, made by the Chadian minister of Communications, Hassan Sally Ben Bakary, that 40% of the armed seized from Boko Haram fighters were made in France, according … Read More

Libya’s neighbours to meet in Cairo

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Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – A meeting of Libya’s six neighbouring countries – Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Niger and Chad – has been scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, later this month, to find ways to enhance Libya’s stability, the … Read More

Libya dismantles Benghazi terror cell

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Photo: thegatewaypundit PANA Tripoli, Libya-A terrorist cell believed to be behind recent assassinations in Libya’s second city of Benghazi has been dismantled with a dozen persons, including three Chadian nationals, arrested, a top Benghazi security official said. ”The Libyan Martyrs’ … Read More

US welcomes Sudan’s ‘improved steps’ to assist refugees

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Photo: genderacrossborders PANA Washington, US- The United States says it welcomes Sudan’s decision to issue work permits to some 30,000 refugees in eastern Sudan. A press statement issued by US Department of State received by PANA on Saturday noted that … Read More