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ISS: Nigeria’s growing insecurity offers expansion opportunities for Boko Haram

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Boko Haram is extending its reach from north-east Nigeria into the country’s north-west. It is taking advantage of old and new local conflicts and...

Security forces head off anti-government protests in Zimbabwe

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Streets were deserted and businesses shut in Zimbabwe’s two main cities on Friday after security forces were deployed to prevent anti-government marches called by...

ISS: How serious is the Islamic State threat to attack South Africa?

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Whether or not the Islamic State – or any jihadist terror group – represents a serious threat to South Africa has been a contentious...

Egypt’s army says it foiled ‘terrorist’ attack in northern Sinai

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The Egyptian army said it has killed 18 suspected militants who attacked a military post in northern Sinai on Tuesday and foiled their ‮”‬terrorist‮”‬...

ISIS threats against SA are taken seriously – State Security Minister

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South Africa, in the form of its State Security Agency (SSA) is taking reported threats against it by an ISIS affiliate active in Mozambique...

Private military contractor in Mozambique set for longer stay

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The private military company providing aerial support to Mozambique’s armed forces in Cabo Delgado will have its contract with the Mozambique government extended to...

Sudan declares emergency in North Darfur state after violence

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Sudan declared a state of emergency in part of the conflict-ridden western region of Darfur after violence and unrest in two towns, state news...

Civil unrest on the rise globally

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Global civil unrest is on the rise, as every region of the world has experienced hundreds of civil unrest events over the last decade,...

Sahel remains fragile despite battle gains against militants

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French and West African troops have made gains against Islamist groups in the Sahel but the situation remains fragile with persistent attacks by the...

West African instability risks gains against militants – French official

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Mali and Burkina Faso must guarantee at a summit this week that their domestic political problems do not reverse fragile military successes against Islamist...

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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...