Burkina Faso: A day after a significant CT-operation that potentially thwarted a major attack, @PoliceNatBF issued statement on last night's events in Kalgondin, speaks of an attack against the Multipurpose Intervention Unit/UIP (1 dead officer and 1 wounded) + 1 assailant wounded

Map. History of Africa conflict

20 June 2018
U.S. military says 10 Al-Shabab militants killed in new airstrike outside Mogadishu: statement3 week ago
U.S. military says 10 Al-Shabab militants killed in new airstrike outside Mogadishu: statement
Burkina Faso's decision to cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan is made to defend nation's interests and form better partnerships to consolidate socio-economic development: Burkinabe FM
Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu resigns after island ditched by Burkina Faso3 week ago
Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu resigns after island ditched by Burkina Faso
Military spokesperson denies HRW report on Sinai operations
3 week ago
Just 13 percent of people with HIV in civil war-torn South Sudan are being treated.
Burkina Faso has ended diplomatic ties with Taiwan, Reuters reports citing a statement issued by Burkina Faso's foreign ministry
Police fire rubber bullets as Cape Town land protests turn violent
Burkina Faso: A day after a significant CT-operation that potentially thwarted a major attack, @PoliceNatBF issued statement on last night's events in Kalgondin, speaks of an attack against the Multipurpose Intervention Unit/UIP (1 dead officer and 1 wounded) + 1 assailant wounded
Burkina Faso cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan
US drones are temporarily operated from Greek air bases, as their normal unnamed base in Africa undergoes repairs3 week ago
US drones are temporarily operated from Greek air bases, as their normal unnamed base in Africa undergoes repairs
Protesters Shut Down Libyan Oilfield over State Services
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 67km NNW of Khorixas, Namibia
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 39km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte
3 week ago
Reports of shooting near a hotel in Galkayo, regional MP targeted
Pakistan gives grant of US$ 10.500 million to improve Somalia's National Identification System
ISIS claims responsibility for another killing, this time in Elasha Biyaha just on the outskirts of Mogadishu. Group claimed killing an intel agent; there is no independent confirmation of this incident today
4 week ago
Bosnian border town residents help migrants but worry about security
4 week ago
Somali security forces shot dead two suspected militants carrying pistols in Bakara market: Sources
4 week ago
12 die of cholera in NE Nigeria
4 week ago
Sources says Burundi to lift six months suspension on VOA and BBC
Heavy gunfire heard in Bakara market in Somali capital Mogadishu
Diplomatic source: Ethiopia summons its ambassador from Riyadh
4 week ago
Cholera outbreak kills 12 people, may have infected at least 134 others in northeast Nigeria – Reuters, citing health officials
ISIS is active in Mogadishu - they have claimed the killing of a police officer in Hodan district, and has published photos of the killing to prove it. Local sources say he was a traffic police officer killed near Bakara market; it's the 3rd such killing by group in recent days.
Forces loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar engaged in fierce clashes around the city of Derna on Tuesday, as two soldiers were killed in a car bomb and another was abducted from a checkpoint elsewhere in the east
Five people including four civilians were injured after Al-Shabab suicide VBIED in Afgoye; a child was also killed after being run-over by a vehicle running away from the scene of the explosion: Official
4 week ago
Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of the deadly Ebola virus
4 week ago
Burkina forces kill three suspected Islamist militants in early morning raid
Al Shabaab claims suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy
4 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 35km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte
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