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Al Qaeda-linked group says it was behind killing of French soldiers in Mali

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Al Qaeda’s North Africa wing has said it was responsible for the killing of three French soldiers in Mali, jihadist monitoring organisation SITE Intel...

Reward offered for location of Tigray leaders

Ethiopia is offering a 10 million birr ($260,000) reward for information on the location of fugitive leaders of the rebellious force in the northern...

ISS: Regional conflicts add to Somalia’s security concerns

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Kenya and Ethiopia have been key allies in Somalia’s peace and security matters for over a decade, especially in the fight against terror groups...

Violence in Nigeria – what and where

Islamist extremist group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for abducting hundreds of boys from a boarding school in Nigeria’s Katsina state, according to an audio...

Sudan claims its officers were ambushed by Ethiopian forces

A number of Sudan armed forces officers were ambushed by “Ethiopian forces and militias” during a security patrol of the border region. “During the return...

Ethiopia shifts focus from war to economy, UN worries about Tigray

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Ethiopia’s prime minister shifted focus away from war on Wednesday, opening a cross-border highway to Kenya at the opposite end of his country, while...

Eight-year sentence for Crusaders’ terrorist activities

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The two members of the “Crusaders” right-wing organisation have been sentenced in the Middelburg Regional Court for contravention of Protection of Constitutional Democracy against...

Ethiopia scorns guerrilla war fears, UN team shot at in Tigray

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Ethiopia’s government denied on Monday that northern forces whom its troops have fought for a month would be able to mount a guerrilla insurgency,...

US decision to withdraw troops dismays some Somalis

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President Donald Trump’s decision to pull US troops out of Somalia in the waning days of his presidency triggered dismay on Saturday from some...

Allied Democratic Forces’ ideology remains an enigma

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The proliferation of armed groups in Africa’s second-largest country has destabilized the nation for decades, but an incident in December 2017 brought renewed attention...

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Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...
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