The Gambian government has detained at least 23 soldiers loyal to former leader Yahya Jammeh for allegedly plotting to revolt against Gambia’s new leader, Adama Barrow.
At least 15 Somali soldiers have been killed in an attack on a military base in the country's capital Mogadishu on Friday.
The government of Cameroon has denied claims by the rights group, Human Rights Watch that it forcefully sent back to Nigeria, 100,000 refugees in breach of international agreements.
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.
Officials in Lesotho have confirmed that the country’s army commander has been shot dead on Tuesday by rival officers at a military barracks.
Gunmen ambushed and killed four soldiers and a civilian in Nigeria's oil-rich south, local sources said Wednesday, breaking months of uneasy calm after unrest over the distribution of the country's oil revenues.
Reversing course from his campaign pledges, President Donald Trump on Monday night committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signaling he would dispatch more troops to America's longest war and vowing "a fight to…
Zimbabwean soldiers reportedly ran amok and "mercilessly" attacked members of the police, much to the amusement of the on-looking public in Harare on Tuesday
Nine Nigerian soldiers and a civilian have been killed during an operation to free 10 people abducted by militant Islam group Boko Haram, the army says. The abducted group of geologists and surveyors were rescued during the battle, it…