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Somali army must be overhauled donors say

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Somalia should accelerate reforms of its army, its main foreign backers said after discussing slow progress in transforming the graft-ridden force into...

New South Sudan army chief named

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir appointed General Gabriel Jok Riak as new head of the army, a decree read out on State...

Rival Somali army groups in fight

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Rival groups from Somalia's army shot at each other in Mogadishu, with one group trying to storm a training centre the United...

South Sudan army chief dies

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South Sudan army chief General James Ajongo died in Cairo following a short illness, government spokesman Michael Makuei Lueth said. "It is with...

Burkina Faso president urges collaboration with security forces after attacks

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Burkina Faso President Roch Kabore called on the public to collaborate closely with the armed forces, a day after attacks at army...

New Sudan army chief

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Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir replaced the head of the army in a further shake-up of the country's security establishment. Kamal Abdalmarouf...

Egypt Sinai operation sees 10 dead, 400 arrested

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Egyptian security forces killed 10 militants in an exchange of fire and arrested 400 suspects, including foreigners, in a continuing crackdown in...

Army offensive against Cameroon unrest

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Daniel was at home in Bole, south-west Cameroon, on February 2 when he heard gunfire and a commotion. Moments later, his house...

Zambian army part of cholera controls

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Zambian troops entered a slum in Lusaka to restore order after residents rioted over a curfew and ban on street vending imposed...

Rival army factions clash in Ivory Coast city

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Gunshots and heavy weapons fire erupted between rival factions in Ivory Coast's army at military bases in its second largest city, Bouake,...

Ivory Coast offering buy-outs to reduce size of the army

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Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size...

South Sudan government forces attacked by rebels

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Twenty-seven people were killed when rebels attacked government forces in South Sudan, a local government official said. Three government soldiers and 24 fighters...

Nigerian army to train in Niger Delta

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The Nigerian army will carry out training exercises in the restive southern Niger Delta, where attacks on oil installations last year cut...

Islamic State set up desert army after loss of Sirte

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Islamic State militants in Libya set up a desert army composed of at least three brigades after they lost their Sirte stronghold...

Hundreds massacred in DR Congo army/militia power struggle

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Congolese army commanders orchestrated a wave of massacres killing hundreds between 2014 and 2016 as they vied for influence with anti-government insurgents...

Biafra separatists, Nigerian army at loggerheads over siege allegations

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A group campaigning for the secession of part of south-eastern Nigeria, formerly Biafra, accused the army of laying siege to their leader's...

Army of bewitched children is target of DR Congo massacres –...

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A militia group blamed for atrocities in DR Congo is largely composed of children, while a militia formed to defeat it is...

South Sudan army captures rebel-held town

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South Sudan's government has taken the last town before the main rebel base Pagak, where thousands of civilians fled to escape fighting...

Burundi purging army on ethnic lines – report

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Burundian authorities intensified an ethnically-driven purge of the army this year, risking renewed civil war in the central African nation, a French...

Central African “security vacuum” may be exploited by armed groups

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The United Nations envoy for Central Africa is concerned withdrawal of troops from the regional force by some contributing countries would create...

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