The Nigerian army chief leading the fight against the insurgency of Boko Haram has been sacked by the leadership of the country’s military command.
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been accused of recruiting militants to crackdown on protesters who were demanding the exit of President Joseph Kabila.
Suspected Christian militias killed an Egyptian U.N. peacekeeper and wounded three others in an attack in southern Central African Republic on Sunday, the United Nations said in a statement.
Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants and arrested 74 others in raids targetting militant groups in North Sinai in recent days, the military said in a statement on Thursday.
Egyptian security forces have killed 12 armed militants in the country’s western desert, in an operation carried out after a deadly attack on a police convoy last week, MENA state news agency said on Friday.
Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a convoy of University workers in Kenya killing two persons in what local media described as an ambush.
There was an ambush on some soldiers from a joint US-Niger patrol team in Niger on Wednesday close to the country’s border town with Mali. Many of the soldiers belonging to the patrol team have been reported dead in the ambush, according to…
Five militants and two soldiers were killed on Wednesday in clashes that followed a failed attack on a security checkpoint in Egypt’s strife-torn North Sinai province, a military spokesman said.
Heavy fighting erupted on Monday in the Somali border town of Balad Hawo near Kenya after Al Shabaab detonated a suicide car bomb and then stormed the military base there, the spokesman of the al Qaeda-linked group told Reuters.
Egyptian police on Sunday raided two adjacent apartments used as hideouts by members of a splinter faction of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, killing 10 of them in a shootout, according to security officials.