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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...

Nigerian town attacked by militants

Twenty soldiers were killed and nearly 1 000 people left homeless after a militant attack on a town in north-eastern Nigeria, residents and a...

Nigeria bridge bomb

At least 30 people were killed in the Nigerian state Borno after an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge, sources told Reuters. The...

Suspected Islamist attack in Borno kills at least 65

At least 65 people died in an attack by suspected Islamists on a group returning from a funeral in Nigeria’s Borno region, state television...

Nigerian army base overrun by Islamists

Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the north-east, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said. Militants took a Nigerian army...

Suicide bombers strike in Borno

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed at least 13 people in an attack on a market in the town of Biu in...

Cholera hits north-east Nigeria

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Cholera is fast spreading through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in north-east Nigeria's Borno state, the United Nations said. Most...

Suicide bombers strike in Borno

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Three female suicide bombers killed two people and injured six others in an attack on a village in Nigeria's Borno state, a...

Thirty percent of Borno’s health facilities destroyed – WHO

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A third of 743 health facilities have been destroyed in north-east Nigeria's Borno state, the area worst hit in a seven-year insurgency...

After Boko Haram, Nigerians return home to perilous north-east – UN

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Hundreds of Nigerians who fled Boko Haram in north-east Borno State have returned to devastated towns and villages in recent days after...

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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...