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Nigerian Air Force continues the fight against insurgents

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has flown 1 700 combat hours over the last four months against Boko Haram insurgents, attacking more than three...

Niger says 75 Boko Haram insurgents killed in border-region security operations

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Nigerien and allied forces from neighbouring states killed 75 Boko Haram insurgents in security operations earlier this week in the region where the borders...

ISS: Understanding the dangerous journey from Boko Haram to rehabilitation

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Military operations in the Lake Chad Basin have contributed to the surrender of low- and mid-level Boko Haram militants, Institute for Security Studies (ISS)...

ISS: Where do Sahel terrorists get their heavy weapons?

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Terror attacks on military outposts in the Liptako-Gourma area where Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger meet are increasingly ambitious and complex. Their frequency and...

Islamists kill at least 30 in Nigeria

At least 30 people were killed in Nigeria’s Borno region after suspected Boko Haram Islamists set trucks carrying passengers ablaze, eyewitnesses and residents told...

ISS: Has counter-terrorism become a profitable business in Nigeria?

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Despite massive expenditure by the Nigerian government over the past decade, counter-terrorism operations by security forces have achieved limited success and the country is...

ISS: Female Boko Haram members need tailor-made rehabilitation

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That women have links to Boko Haram in Nigeria is well known. Exactly what part they play though is often unclear or misunderstood. Women...

Nigerien soldiers killed

Twelve soldiers in south-eastern Niger were killed and eight wounded in an overnight attack by gunmen likely belonging to Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram,...

ISS: Niger in the hot seat at the UN Security Council

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Niger will serve on the United Nations (UN) Security Council from January 2020 for a two-year term as a non-permanent member, alongside two other...

ISS: Vigilance committees’ dilemma in the fight against Boko Haram

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Boko Haram is attacking Cameroon’s Far North Region almost daily – especially the country’s vigilance committees and defence and security forces. On 7 October...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...