French, Malian troops kill 30 militants: Paris

Map. History of Africa conflict

16 August 2018
Focus of Flintlock 2018 Joint Military Exercise in Niger will be on commandandcontrol of tactical units aimed at real world threats in the Sahel, including BokoHaram and ISIS, per Maj Gen J Marcus Hicks, commander of US Special Ops Command Africa
Mali-Niger: @EtatMajorFR confirms having killed 30 presumed ISGS militants on April 1 amidst air-supported operation carried out jointly with Malian and Nigerien armies, and local militias, MSA and GATIA in the area of Akabar, 3km from the Niger border4 month ago
Mali-Niger: @EtatMajorFR confirms having killed 30 presumed ISGS militants on April 1 amidst air-supported operation carried out jointly with Malian and Nigerien armies, and local militias, MSA and GATIA in the area of Akabar, 3km from the Niger border
UN condemns terrorist attack against AU forces in Somalia, underscores its full support to AMISOM
French, Malian troops kill 30 militants: Paris
Israel says jailed African migrants ahead of probable deportation to Uganda
Agreement reached between Chad, Niger, Sudan and Libya - GNA MFA, MoI and head of intelligence - to secure their borders to fight organized crime in Sahel-Saharan region. A draft protocol will be study on May 3 in N'Djamena.
Turkey's security agreement with Somalia cover areas such as crime, terrorism and training of Somalia forces
Somaliland Commander of Police Gen Bashir Abdi Mohamed accused Speaker Jawari of bringing armed men into parliament, says he ordered security forces not to open fire. MPs supporting Jawari say they were his normal bodyguards
4 month ago
Death toll from attack on UN base in Central African Republic: 22 assailants killed
DR Congo wants the UN mission to leave the country in 2020 - position spelt out by Foreign Minister Leonard She Okitundu after UN vote last week to extend peacekeepers' mandate for another year
Somaliland security officials say Speaker Jawari brought armed guards with him into the parliament, accuse him of "violating" security procedures at the building
4 month ago
12 European tourists have been freed after being taken hostage in western Cameroon, the government said
4 month ago
18 hostages, including 12 westerners, freed in troubled anglophone Cameroon, say officials
Heavily armed security forces including @amisomsomalia police and White soldiers with their sniffer dogs have been deployed at the front gate of Lower house HQs in Mogadishu
Deputy Speaker Abdiweli Mudey arriving at the Somaliland Parliament buildings under heavy escort by the military police.
50 Police officers are inside parliament hall in Mogadishu where some MPs are trying to oust the speaker. The main question is who is going to chair the meeting? UN, AU and international envoys are trying to mediate President and Speaker lines.
4 month ago
A peacekeeper was killed and 11 others were wounded when a UN base came under attack on Tuesday in the Central African Republic, UN spokesman says
South Africa declares 10 days of national mourning for anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
4 month ago
A United State Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jet crashed in Djibouti Tuesday, according to two US defense officials. The pilot was able to eject and is currently being medically evaluated, the officials said. The extent of the pilot's injuries is currently unknown
Explosion reported in Wadajir district of Mogadishu about 10 minutes ago
Mnangagwa in Beijing says he hopes "to develop some socialism in Zimbabwe with Zimbabwean characteristics."
Sixteen years old girl has been raped and beheaded in Mogadishu's Shibis district, Somalia's capital on Tuesday. Security forces have arrested three suspects including an old man
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday agreed to establish a comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation between the two countries during their talks at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing
@UN urges Israel to 'reconsider' cancellation of African migrant deal
Algeria: 6 out 7 militants surrendered to the ANP in Tamanrasset, 1 in In-Amenas
Results from Sierra Leone's run-off presidential vote "expected" by Thursday after a delay due to disagreements over the method of counting - National Electoral Commission
4 month ago
Six workers at South African platinum mine killed in bus attack
Netanyahu suspends new agreement with U.N. refugee agency on relocation of thousands of African migrants
4 month ago
Boko Haram killed at least 20 people and wounded scores of others in coordinated attacks on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri
South African anti-apartheid campaigner Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies - personal assistant
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