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Afghan military base attacked

At least 27 security personnel died when a military base was stormed in Afghanistan one of the biggest attacks since a violence reduction agreement...

Nigerian army base attacked, soldiers killed

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Militants killed around 100 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on an army base, security sources said, blaming Islamic State West Africa. The toll...

MONUSCO base mortar-bombed

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Mortar bombs were fired at a UN peacekeeping base and gunfire could be heard in Democratic Republic of Congo city Beni, an...

Base attack leaves 30 Nigerian soldiers dead

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Islamist militants killed up to 30 soldiers in an attack on a military base in north-east Nigeria, security sources said, one of...

Six dead after attack on Mali military base

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Islamist militants armed with rockets and explosives raided the headquarters of an African military task force in central Mali, leaving at least...

AU base in Somalia attacked

Islamist insurgents battled with African Union troops after exploding two car bombs outside one of their bases, Somali police, military and the...

Somali military base targeted by suicide car bomb

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A suicide car bomb rammed into a Somali military base north-west of Mogadishu on Friday, a police official said. "A suicide car...

Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu

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Turkey opened its biggest overseas military base at the weekend in Somalia's capital cementing ties with the volatile but strategic Muslim nation...

Al Shabaab attack Somali military base

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Al Shabaab fighters killed at least 15 soldiers in an attack on a military base near Mogadishu, the militant group and Somali...

UN readying security force to guard its Libya base

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The United Nations is preparing to deploy up to 250 peacekeepers to Libya to guard its base in Tripoli as part of...

Al Shabaab attacks Somali military base

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Al Shabaab militants attacked a military base near Somalia's southern port city Kismayu, a Somali army officer said, adding he did not...

First foreign Chinese military base opened in Djibouti

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China formally opened its first overseas military base with a flag raising ceremony in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa, the same...

Attack on UN South Sudan base is “callous”

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Unknown assailants attacked a UN operating base in northern South Sudan showing "callous disregard" for civilians and aid workers the head of...

al Shabaab attacks Somali military base, kills Kenyan troops

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Islamist group al Shabaab said its fighters killed dozens of Kenyan troops when they attacked a remote military base in Somalia on...

Djibouti military chief-of-staff visits China amid base building

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A senior Chinese officer has met Djibouti's military chief-of-staff in Beijing and thanked him for supporting China's construction of a military base...

China military says “not heard” of other base plans after Djibouti

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China's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that it had "not heard" of any plans for other bases around the world after Djibouti,...

Turkey opening military base in Somalia

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Turkey will soon open a military base in Somalia, its first in Africa, to train Somali troops to combat extremist organisations. Turkish publication...

Somalia’s al Shabaab hits army base, at least 10 soldiers killed

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Al Shabaab Islamist militants rammed a car packed with explosives into a Somali army base southwest of the capital on Monday and...

China launches charm offensive for first overseas naval base

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China has launched an unusual charm offensive to explain its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, seeking to assuage global concerns about...

Mapisa-Nqakula gets up close and personal with the military

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula this month called on military bases in two provinces, one of them AFB Makhado which...

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