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Chadian army battles rebels in northern town

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Chad’s army battled with rebels on Thursday near the town of Nokou, about 20 km from where former president Idriss Deby was fatally wounded...

Death toll in Malian army ambush rises to 33, defence ministry...

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The death toll from an ambush on a Malian army convoy in the north of the country has risen to 33, the defence ministry...

Cameroon army killed civilians in village raid, witnesses and lawyer say

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Cameroonian soldiers opened fire on villagers during a weekend raid in the country’s southwest, killing up to nine people, including civilians, and injuring others,...

Army patrol discovers 29 bodies in eastern Congo

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A military patrol has discovered 29 bodies in a region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where civilians are facing a sharp rise in...

Ethiopia sends army into Tigray region, heavy fighting reported

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Heavy fighting broke out in Ethiopia’s Tigray region on Wednesday, diplomatic sources said, after the prime minister launched military operations in response to what...

Congo army says it killed 33 militiaman in days of intense...

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s army said on Wednesday it killed 33 militiamen and lost two soldiers as it seized two rebel strongholds in four...

Nigerian army says it intervened in protests at Lagos government’s request

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Nigeria’s Lagos state government asked the army to intervene to restore order amidst anti-police brutality protests, but soldiers did not shoot civilians, the military...

Nigerian army plans nationwide exercise as protests rock country

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The Nigerian army will begin a two-month national exercise, it said on Saturday, while denying the move was part of any security response to...

About ten Malian soldiers killed in militant attack, army says

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Militants killed around ten Malian soldiers on Thursday near the west-central town of Guire, the army said, the deadliest such attack against the armed...

French army says killed civilian by accident in Mali

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A unit of the French Barkhane military force has killed a civilian by accident, the French army said in a statement on Tuesday. The army...

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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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