Russian-made anti-personnel mine seized in same region, says the Libyan Foreign Ministry.
The number of deaths from coronavirus pandemic across the African nations has exceeded 3,000, says Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
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The GNA has with Turkish help made sudden strides in recent weeks, seizing a string of towns from warlord Khalifa Haftar's militias, capturing the strategically important Watiya airbase and destroying several of its Russian-made air defence systems.
Kante is best known for his dance song "Yeke Yeke," which was a huge hit in Africa before becoming a No 1 in several European countries in 1988.
The $4.6 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam that Ethiopia is building on the Nile River is meant to provide needed electricity for more than 70 million Ethiopians.
Mustafa al Mujie, spokesman for the government-led Burkan Al Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation, said that the army forces gained control in Esabia town of southern Tripoli.
Ankara warns warlord Haftar's militias of retaliation if Turkish interests are targeted in Libya.
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Local tribes in al Asaba had earlier announced their support to the Libyan government.
Warlord Khalifa Haftar's illegal militia announces pulling out of parts of capital Tripoli overnight, after losing control of Watiya air base to UN-backed government in western Libya.
President Pierre Nkurunziza will step down after 15 years, leading way to the first competitive presidential election since a civil war erupted in 1993.
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