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Convoy carrying Borno state governor attacked – sources

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A convoy carrying Borno state governor Babagana Zulum came under fire from militants this week, forcing him to cut short a trip to the...

Dozens still missing after mine convoy attack

Dozens of people were still missing on Thursday after an ambush near a Canadian-owned mine in Burkina Faso killed at least 37 and wounded...

Australians killed in Burkina Faso convoy attack

Australian mining services provider Perenti Global Ltd said 19 employees were among the more than three dozen people killed in a ambush of a...

Extra security for Burkina Faso mines

As jihadists wreak more havoc, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe...

Burkina Faso convoy attacked

Thirty-seven civilians were killed and more than 60 wounded in an attack by an unidentified gunman on a convoy transporting workers of Canadian gold...

Nigerian governor’s convoy attacked

Lying in bushes by the side of a road, the security officer played dead and hoped militants would mistake the blood pooling from a...

Somali suicide bomber hits EU convoy

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Three people were killed in a suicide car bombing by Islamist group al Shabaab which hit a European Union armoured convoy in...

Ugandan lawmakers arrested

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Ugandan police detained two lawmakers, one a pop star, at the country's sole international airport, where supporters say they were trying to...

Ugandan soldiers arrested for assault

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Soldiers involved in assaulting Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in the stoning of a presidential convoy were arrested, the...

EU deplores brutal treatment of Uganda MPs

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European Union diplomats in Uganda deplored "brutal treatment" of lawmakers arrested over stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy and a rights body...

Malian election convoy attacked, two dead

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Gunmen attacked a convoy carrying election materials in central Mali, triggering a shootout in which four soldiers and eight attackers were killed,...

Humanitarian convoy attacked in South Sudan

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One person died when unidentified gunmen attacked a convoy of humanitarian trucks belonging to a contractor of UN children's agency UNICEF north...

Gunmen target Egyptian truck convoy

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Suspected militants shot and killed at least nine truck drivers in Egypt's Sinai region when they targeted a transport convoy, setting the...

Malian High Court convoy ambushed

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Five Malian soldiers and a civilian were killed in central Mali during an ambush on a convoy of the president of the...

Sinai security convoy attacked

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Militants attacked a security convoy in Egypt's strife-torn Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 18 policemen, sources said - an assault claimed by...

Four killed in South Sudan highway raid

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Gunmen ambushed a convoy of buses on a major highway in South Sudan, killing at least four passengers and wounding 10 others,...

Shots fired at UN convoy outside Tripoli

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Gunmen shot a United Nations convoy on a coastal road west of the Libyan capital, Tripoli in an incident that could complicate...

Deadly convoy attack in South Sudan

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South Sudan rebels claimed responsibility for an ambush on a convoy of buses and other vehicles travelling on a major highway that...

South Sudan vice presidential convoy attacked

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Gunmen attacked the vice president's convoy in South Sudan wounding three bodyguards, a government official said, underscoring worsening insecurity in the oil-rich...

Aid convoy attacked in South Sudan

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Gunmen attacked an aid convoy in famine-hit South Sudan, killing two people and wounding three, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said. The...

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