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Malian forces execute civilians – claim

Malian forces involved in the fight against Islamist militants in the West African country executed 12 civilians in retaliation after a soldier...

Malian soldiers apparently executed civilians

Mali's government is investigating accusations by an opposition party that the army kidnapped and executed seven civilians. The opposition SADI party accused the...

UN moves to protect South Sudan civilians

United Nations peacekeepers in South Sudan are moving more aggressively to protect civilians caught in the country's four-year civil war, after years...

Niger civilians killed in mistaken identity incident

Soldiers in Niger killed 14 unarmed civilians after mistaking them for Boko Haram militants during a patrol in the remote south-east of...

Air strike kills civilians in central Libya – doctor

At least nine civilians including women and children were killed in an air strike near an oasis town in central Libya on...

Residents of besieged Gaddafi town given two days to go

Libyan transitional forces besieging a bastion of forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi gave residents two days to leave before a threatened onslaught,...


SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...