• October 2, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Eight civilians killed in attack during baptism in Burkina Faso

The United States has announced that it will launch a new campaign to combat terrorism, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “A terrorist …

Gunman kills seven villagers in Cameroon

A lone gunman opened fire on residents of four villages in northeastern Cameroon on Monday, killing seven people and seriously wounding two others, the local prefect and state television said on …

At least 30 killed in revenge attacks in northeast Nigeria by Jihadists

Jihadists have killed around 30 men in a revenge attack after their commanders died in military airstrikes in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state. Fighters from the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) …

MINUSMA cites restrictions on movement by Malian army

The Malian army has prevented the United Nation’s mission in Mali from patrolling Djenne, in the centre of the country, a hotbed of violence and jihadist activity. This is the latest …

40 killed in three attacks by suspected jihadists in Burkina Faso

The most deadly attack targeted the Volunteers for the Defence of the Fatherland (VDP) in the town of Guessel in the Sahel region (north), killing “some 20 people, including eight VDP”, …

Eight soldiers killed in Togo “terrorist attack” – Government

Eight soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in an attack in northern Togo on Wednesday, the government has announced. This marks potentially the first deadly raid on its territory by …

Burkina Faso: Seven soldiers and four auxiliaries killed in ambush

Seven soldiers and four auxiliaries of the Burkina Faso army were killed on Thursday in two ambushes by “terrorists” in the northern and central-northern regions, the army said in a statement …

A Somali asylum seeker charged for Knife attack in Germany

A young Somalian apparently suffering from psychological disorders was tried on Friday in Germany. The accused was charged for a knife attack perpetrated last year in the southern city of Würzburg, …

Nigeria train attack kidnappers release new video of more hostages

The gunmen who carried out a major attack on a train in Nigeria two weeks ago, sparking outrage in Africa’s most populous country, have released a new video of the hostages. …

Russia attacks Ukraine, sparks re-actions all over the world

Russia launched a full-scale attack on Ukraine on Thursday, hitting cities and bases with air strikes or shelling as civilians crammed into trains and cars to flee. The Ukrainian government said …