• October 1, 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 …

Dozens of civilians killed in eastern Mali

Local officials said dozens of civilians were killed this week in Talataye, a town located in north-eastern Mali. The locality which sits at croassroads of influence for rival terrorist groups was …

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 …

Al-Shabaab claims deadly attack on AU base in Somalia

Al-Shabaab jihadists armed with guns and explosives stormed an African Union base in Somalia on Tuesday, triggering a fierce firefight that killed Burundian peacekeepers. A high-ranking Burundian military officer said about …

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. …

police arrest seven terror suspects in Uganda

Ugandan police have arrested seven people for allegedly belonging to two terror cells, and having links to a raid in the central Lukaya and Butambala districts. Police Spokesman Fred Enanga said …

Twins of Terror Finally Jailed

A South African court convicted and jailed twin brothers for terrorism on Monday over plans to attack the US embassy in Pretoria and join the Islamic State group, local media reported. …

warnings of possible attacks- Kenya beefs up security

Kenya has tightened security in the capital, Nairobi and other cities in the country after several European countries warned of the risk of possible attacks. Heavily armed police officers were patrolling …

New army chief in Burkina Faso promises new strategy against terrorism

The new army chief in Burkina Faso promised a new strategy in the fight against terrorism. Gilbert Ouédraogo, took office on Tuesday as the new Chief of General Staff of the …