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Chad leader Deby killed in battle – Army

Chad president, Idriss Deby, who ruled for more than 30 years and was a major Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in...

Somali government troops face off with forces loyal to sacked police boss

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Gunshots rang out late on Friday in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, witnesses said, when government troops approached the home of the city’s former police commander...

Leader of Mali’s rebel alliance CMA dies from gunshot wounds

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The leader of Mali’s Tuareg-led rebel alliance has died from gunshot wounds sustained in an attack by unidentified gunmen outside his home on Tuesday,...

Chad makes arrests over alleged pre-election bomb and murder plot

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Chad’s interior ministry said it had arrested several people after uncovering a plot to assassinate prominent political figures and bomb polling stations and the...

Dlodlo vows to rid State Security of corruption

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State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has reiterated the State Security Agency’s determination to fight corruption from within its ranks. Dlodlo made the commitment in a...

Uganda says it has signed security agreement with Egypt amid tensions over Ethiopia dam

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Uganda and Egypt have signed a military intelligence sharing agreement, the east African country said late on Wednesday, against a backdrop of rising tensions...

Mozambique seeks targeted foreign support to help tackle insurgency -president

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Mozambique has told the international community what support it needs to deal with an Islamic State-linked insurgency, but for reasons of sovereignty it will...

First-ever West Africa Joint Operations exercise a good step towards prosecuting terrorists

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The US Bureau of Diplomatic Security held the first-ever West Africa Joint Operations regional exercise on 29 March 2021. The exercise was aimed at connecting...

Mozambique seeks targeted foreign support to help tackle insurgency -president

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Mozambique has told the international community what support it needs to deal with an Islamic State-linked insurgency, but for reasons of sovereignty it will...

Mozambique army says town attacked by insurgents is now secure

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The town in northern Mozambique that Islamic State-linked insurgents attacked late last month is now secure after the military killed a significant number of...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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