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Islamist militia kills Malawian peacekeeper in east Congo – UN

A female peacekeeper from Malawi was killed in an attack by an Islamist militia in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province on Monday morning, the...

Suspected Islamists kill 23 civilians in eastern Congo

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 23 civilians in an overnight raid on a village near Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the...

U.S. blacklists groups in Congo, Mozambique over Islamic State links

The United States on Wednesday blacklisted two Islamist extremist groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique as foreign terrorist organizations over accusations...

Suspected Islamists kill eight in attack on northeast Congo village market

Armed insurgents killed at least eight people during a raid on a weekly market in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a witness and a...

Suspected Islamists kill a dozen people in eastern Congo attacks

Assailants killed a dozen people in two overnight attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army, a witness and a local rights group...

Suspected Islamists kill ten people with knives, machetes in Congo

Men armed with knives, machetes and pick-axes killed ten people in an overnight attack on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a...

Suspected Islamists kill ten in eastern Congo machete attack

Suspected Islamists killed ten people in a raid on a village in eastern Democractic Republic of Congo and kidnapped several others, local authorities and...

Forty-six civilians feared killed in eastern Congo attack, official says

Forty-six civilians are reported to have been killed in an attack by suspected Islamist militants on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,...

At least 17 villagers hacked to death in eastern Congo

At least 17 people were found hacked to death in a part of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo ravaged by attacks from Islamist militants,...

Allied Democratic Forces’ ideology remains an enigma

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...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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...