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Security agencies in Ghana are questioning a man suspected of having caused a massive explosion at an Accra gas station in June that killed over 100 people. Seth Kwesi Ofosu has been accused of dropping a burning cigarette stub into floodwater mixed with
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Nigeria’s secret police said Sunday that it had arrested a key commander of Boko Haram who has been linked to several suicide attacks across the country. The commander admitted he lead a nine-member team to carry out an attack and disclosed that four of t
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Kenyan police have arrested 3 people in connection to the Garden City bomb scare on Tuesday. They however say that the device, which was later destroyed through a controlled explosion by the bomb squad, was not an explosive.
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Several people remain in custody in connection with last month's failed coup in Niger. Investigators in Niamey earlier said they had established that 13 people were involved, including 10 soldiers from the Niger Armed Forces. The other three are two membe
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In Morocco, counter-extremist investigators said on Friday they have succeeded in disrupting an extremist plot, following a series of raids across the country.Ten people were arrested during the raids on Thursday, including a French national. Weapons and
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In South Africa, two brothers arrested on charges of terrorism will spend another night behind bars. Their bail application has been postponed yet again. Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie hired new legal counsel last week.
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The spokesperson of the Veterans Association of Zimbabwe has been arrested and charged with subversion on Thursday after criticizing President Robert Mugabe in a communique last week. Human rights lawyers in Zimbabwe confirmed the arrest of Douglas Mahiya
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Police in Tunisia have arrested two American citizens on suspicion of terrorist activities. Security officials say the two were found in possession of videos and pictures praising ISIL. The suspects, aged 29 and 32, had reportedly come to Tunisia to study