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Police death toll from militant attack in Burkina Faso rises to 15

Four police officers who had gone missing after a militant attack in Burkina Faso on Monday have been found dead, raising the police death...

Suicide bomber wounds French troops in central Mali

A suicide bomber in a car attacked a French reconnaissance mission in central Mali on Monday, wounding six of the soldiers and four residents,...

Policeman killed, more than 80 students abducted in attack on Nigerian school

Gunmen killed a police officer and kidnapped at least 80 students and five teachers from a school in the Nigerian state of Kebbi, police,...

Protests against police abuse spread across Tunisian capital

Protests that erupted more a week against police abuse in Sejoumi neighbourhood of Tunisia’s capital spread other poor neighborhoods late on Wednesday. The protesters gathered...

At least 15 killed in Somalia suicide bombing claimed by militants

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing in the Somali capital that targeted recruits who were lined up outside...

At least 15 killed in suicide bombing at army camp in Somalia – witness

At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide bombing as recruits lined up outside an army camp in the Somali capital...

UN rights office voices concern on serious violations by Tunisian police

The United Nations human rights office in Tunisia said on Monday it is concerned about repeated allegations of serious violations by the Tunisian police,...

Nigerian police fire teargas to break up protests over rising insecurity

Police fired teargas and detained several demonstrators in the Nigerian cities of Lagos and Abuja on Saturday during protests over the country’s worsening security...

Ambush in northern Ivory Coast kills three soldiers

Three Ivorian soldiers were killed on patrol near the border with Burkina Faso on Saturday when one of their vehicles hit an improvised explosive...

ISS: South Africa needs a murder reduction strategy

The latest trends suggest a violent future for the country, which still has no national plan to tackle murder. Despite a year of lockdown restrictions,...


Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...