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AFRICOM Related News Clips 20 April 2012

AFRICOM Related News Clips 20 April 2012

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United States Africa CommandPublic Affairs Office20 April 2012
USAFRICOM - related news stories
Good morning. Please see today's news review for April 20, 2012. This e-mail is bestviewed in HTML.Of interest in today's report-Bashir says fighting the only way to resolve differences with South Sudan-Somalia sets $500 bounty on Shabaab militants-Nigeria: Senate to Jonathan - Crush Boko Haram now-Russia to help track down Ugandan rebel LRA in D+R CongoU.S. Africa Command Public AffairsPlease send questions or comments to:publicaffairs@usafricom.mil 421-2687 (+49-711-729-2687)
 
04/19/2012
 
Xinhua News Agency
 
 
04/19/2012
 
News24
 
Mogadisgu - Somalia has set a $500 award for anyone who captures or kills a militant from the al-Qaeda-linkedmilitant group of al-Shabaab which has been attacking government and African Union peacekeepers in the capitalMogadishu.
04/19/2012
 
AllAfrica.com
 
Worried by the seemingly intractable challenges posed by the Boko Haram insurgency in the country, the SenateWednesday issued a stern admonition to the Presidency to deploy all arsenals at its disposal to crush the Islamicsect whose terrorist activities ...
 
 
04/19/2012
 
Xinhua News Agency
 
KINSHASA, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Russia is ready to take part in the exercise to track down the Ugandan rebelgroup, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Russian
 
Ambassador to the Central African count...
 
News24
 
 
Lagos - Nigerian authorities have discovered a house allegedly being used by Islamist group Boko Haram tomanufacture bombs in the country's northeast, an official said on Wednesday.
 
04/19/2012
 
AllAfrica.com
 
A senior al-Shabaab commander has mysteriously escaped from police and prisons custody in Garissa.
04/19/2012
 
Reuters
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's 2012 budget allocation to pay fuel subsidies will run out before the end of the year,risking Africa's second biggest economy raiding its oil savings and borrowing more, the central bank governor toldReuters.
 
04/19/2012
 
AllAfrica.com
 
Port Harcourt -- Following recent threat by Boko Haram Islamic sect to bring down the Federal Government led byPresident Goodluck Jonathan, youths of the Niger Delta have vowed to protect the presidency.
04/19/2012
 
AllAfrica.com
 
Dhusamareb -- Heavily armed militants from the Al Shabaab insurgents have on Thursday ambushed anEthiopian convoy alongside Ahlu Sunna fighters, a government-allied Sunni Islamist group control centralSomalia, reports said.
 
04/19/2012
 
CNN
 
Guinea-Bissau's military announced Wednesday that it would hand over power within days to a civilian transitionalgovernment that would rule for up to two years.
04/19/2012
 
Reuters
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana said on Thursday that the $6 billion it is seeking from the Export-Import Bank of Chinathrough an existing $13 billion Chinese credit facility would fund new transport, education and health projects inthe West African state.
 
04/19/2012
 
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday termed South Sudan's seizure of a disputedoil field in Sudan an "illegal act" and called on both countries to stop border clashes spiraling into war as theUnited States warned of a "worrying" ...
04/19/2012
 
U.S. Naval ForcesEurope-Africa, U.S. 6thFleet Public Affairs
 
Six members comprising a team of Cape Verde's Coast Guard, Maritime and Judicial Police, joined eightmembers of a U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) and sailors from the guided-missilefrigate USS Simpson (FFG 56), March 27 through April ...
 
04/19/2012
 
24th MarineExpeditionary Unit
 
Marines and sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group gatheredtogether to honor Corporal Derek Kerns and Corporal Robby Reyes during a memorial ceremony aboard the USSIwo Jima April 18, 2012.
04/19/2012
 
United Nations NewsService
 
 
 
-Sudan and South Sudan do not need another war, Ban stresses-UN tribunal dismisses genocide suspect's bid to have transfer to Rwanda stayed-Head of UN peacekeeping discusses cooperation with senior official of West African bloc-Ban voices concern ove...
News Headline:
Bashir says fighting the only way to resolve differences with South Sudan |
News Date:
04/19/2012
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Xinhua News Agency
News Text:
...South Sudan to withdraw from Heglig, which lies on the north side of the 1956border and was captured by the South Sudanese army. South Sudanese President Salva KiirMayardit said last month that Heglig belonged to his country, but both Khartoum and theAfrican Union denied the claim. The pan-African body, along with the UN, called for anunconditional withdrawal of the South Sudanese troops from Heglig. Related: Sudan'spresident declares war on South Sudan, vows to topple Juba gov't ...
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News Headline:
Somalia sets $500 bounty on Shabaab |
News Date:
04/19/2012
Outlet Full Name:
News24
News Text:
Mogadisgu - Somalia has set a $500 award for anyone who captures or kills amilitant from the al-Qaeda-linked militant group of al-Shabaab which has been attackinggovernment and African Union peacekeepers in the capital Mogadishu."Now, consider that every al-Shabaab is just like a commodity that will earn you cash,"Mogadishu mayor Mohamud Ahmed Nur was quoted as saying in a government statement.Addressing Mogadishu residents on Wednesday, Nur said the government would offer $500 forevery "captured or killed terrorist", according to the statement.Islamist militants withdrew from the capital in August but continued to launch deadly guerilla-style attacks against Somali and African Union troops.Kenyan and Ethiopian forces are also battling al-Shabaab militants from entrenched positionsin the southern and central parts of the lawless Horn of Africa country.The cash reward is likely to appeal to many Somalis in an impoverished country wherehundreds of thousands of Somalis were left on the brink of starvation following last year'sfamine.- Reuters
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News Headline:
Nigeria: Senate to Jonathan - Crush Boko Haram Now |
News Date:
04/19/2012
Outlet Full Name:
AllAfrica.com
News Text:
Worried by the seemingly intractable challenges posed by the Boko Haraminsurgency in the country, the Senate Wednesday issued a stern admonition to the Presidencyto deploy all arsenals at its disposal to crush the Islamic sect whose terrorist activities in thepast two years have led to the death of hundred of Nigerians and destruction of properties

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