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Protesters march on Nigerian parliament after army threatens to step in

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Hundreds of protesters marched to the gates of Nigeria’s parliament on Thursday, hours after the army said it was ready to step in and...

EU assistance for Mozambique

The European Union granted Mozambique’s request for assistance in tackling attacks in the country’s north by rebels with links to Islamic State, the EU...

ISS: #EndSARS protests in Nigeria also counter-terrorism concern

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The #EndSARS (End Special Anti-Robbery Squad) protests in Nigeria are a call for massive reforms not only in the police institution but also the...

Somali insurgents piling up cash – UN report

Islamist insurgents in Somalia move millions of dollars through the formal bank system and appear to be investing in businesses and real estate, according...

Kenya court convicts two for helping deadly jihadist attack on shopping mall

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A Kenyan court convicted two men on Wednesday for helping al Qaeda-linked gunmen storm Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall and kill at least 67 people...

ISS: Violent extremists find fertile ground in Kenya’s Isiolo County

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Violent extremism is taking hold in Kenya’s Isiolo County, positioning the vast area as the centre of youth radicalisation in the country. In Isiolo,...

Kenya court convicts two for aiding Islamist assault on shopping mall

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A Kenyan court convicted two men on Wednesday for helping al Qaeda-linked gunmen storm Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall, killing at least 67 people in...

Terror in an ‘upright’ land

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Burkina Faso’s Splendid Hotel promotes itself to international visitors by listing the amenities many have come to expect. Room service. A front desk staffed...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ inspiration denied bail again as court says he may escape

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Paul Rusesabagina, depicted as a hero in a Hollywood movie about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide and now on trial for terrorism, was denied bail on...

Feature: Mozambique insurgency a result of years of marginalisation and discontent

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The violent revolt against the Mozambican government in the northern Cabo Delgado province has been brought on by local social, economic and political inequalities,...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...