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Al-Shabaab commanders arrested in Somalia as Farmajo meets security

GALKAYO, Somalia - A number of top Al-Shabaab commanders were arrested in Central Somalia on Sunday, officials said, in what could be a major milestone in the fight against the al-Qaeda-linked group that is wreaking havoc in central and southern Somalia. Galmudug's security minister Ahmed Moalim Fiqi and Mudug governor Abdiladif Muse Nur jointly said security forces in the two states had arrested senior Al-Shabaab members, but did not reveal their details. In recent months, Mudug has been heavily influenced by the…

a Franco-Rwandan priest arrested in France

Marcel Hitayezu, who had lived in France for twenty years, served in a parish in the south of France and had even acquired French nationality. This Rwandan priest has been imprisoned and charged since Wednesday, April 14, overrun by accusations of his role in the 1994 Tutsi genocide. As early as 2015, Rwanda issued an…

a suspect arrested in Bamako after the murder of

There are many condemning messages after the execution, on Tuesday 13 April in Bamako, by Sidi Brahimi Ould Sidati, one of the leaders of the ex-uprising. His funeral is scheduled for Friday near Timbuktu. Investigations are underway to reveal the perpetrators. A suspect who tried to travel by plane was arrested on Wednesday at Bamako airport.…

suspected death of a retired officer arrested

In the Comoros, the death of a retired non-commissioned officer during an interrogation in a military barracks on the island of Anjouan aroused great emotions as the circumstances of his death remain mysterious. He was arrested for "attempt to destabilize" and did not survive his hearing. Authorities are talking about concern and even about Covid-19 to explain his death. The version of relatives, who had to dig up the body to gain access, reported blood and head injuries. Some authorities went to Anjouan where the…

activists arrested on the sidelines of “the

All-round hearings of activists arrested on the sidelines of the "Sonko affair". Among them, Guy Marius Sagna, coordinator of the Frapp-France Degage movement, heard on Monday, March 22, about the merits of the examining magistrate. The activist, who was arrested on February 22, condemned a "conspiracy" against opponent Ousmane Sonko, who was accused of raping an employee in a massage parlor. The…

three people arrested by state security

In Mali, the transitional authorities issued a state of emergency over the weekend to meet the threat of Covid-19 and persistent terrorist attacks, while ensuring that they do not want to restrict public freedoms, especially journalists. A meeting on the subject was even arranged to calm the press' concerns. It is in this context that we learn about the arrest of a radio columnist known for his…

trial of Lucha activists in Beni arrested during a demonstration

The blatant trial of eight Lucha activists began on Monday before a military tribunal in Beni, northern Kivu. They were arrested last Saturday when the civic movement demanded demonstrations against the renewal of the mandate for the UN mission Monusco. According to police, they deliberately attacked a police station in revenge for the ban on their demonstration and attacked police. A version that…

loyal to politician, Marabout Modou Kara arrested for “human trafficking”

Scandal in Senegal after the arrest, between 26 and 28 November, of forty people in "recovery centers" in the marabout SerigneModou Kara Mbacké, religious leader of the Brotherhood of Mourides, and also a political personality. According to the gendarmerie, young people were victims of "kidnapping, assault, even torture" in these centers in Dakar and its suburbs. An investigation is underway.…

several orphans victims of the Inal massacre arrested in Nouakchott

36 Negro Mauritanians were arrested on Saturday (November 28th) as they tried to march on the official platform where President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani was taking part in a military parade marking the 60th anniversary of national independence. For part of the Negro-African community, the national festival has been synonymous with grief since November 28, 1990, when 28 black officers were executed at a…

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