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Six dead in Mozambique ambush

Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania’s southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said, amid concerns over Islamist militants in a poor...

Sinai ambush

Seven soldiers and a civilian were killed in an ambush in Egypt’s North Sinai region, security sources said, in an attack claimed by Islamic...

Malian troops die in ambush

Suspected jihadists killed five Malian soldiers in an ambush in the West African country’s volatile centre the army said, the latest attack targeting local...

Boko Haram ambush leaves five dead

Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the north-east of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen,...

Three, including a lawmaker, killed in South Sudan ambush

A South Sudanese lawmaker and two security personnel died in an ambush in the north-east of the country returning from a peace mission, a...

Malian army base attack death toll rises

The final death toll from a weekend attack by suspected jihadists on a Malian army base was 23 soldiers, the army said in a...

Russian journalists die in CAR ambush

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Three Russian journalists were killed in Central African Republic (CAR) their news outlet said, in what local authorities said was an ambush...

Series of failures led to fatal Niger ambush

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A series of individual and organisational failures, including lack of training and situational awareness, contributed to a deadly ambush in Niger last...

Additional remains found of US soldier killed in Niger

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Investigators found additional human remains early this month of US Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush last...

Niger ambush disagreement a month later

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A month after an Islamist ambush in Niger killed eight US and Nigerien troops, the two sides' officials cannot agree on the...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...