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Heavy fighting in Tripoli

Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces pushed to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognised government. The...

Tripoli rocked by explosions

Explosions shook Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday after an airstrike, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the...

Libyan offensive stalls

Military strongman Khalifa Haftar’s intended lightning seizure of Libya’s capital stalled, but he is unlikely to face pressure from abroad to pull back as...

Tripoli residents flee fighting

Eastern-based forces battled troops loyal to the Tripoli government on the outskirts of Libya’s capital as thousands of residents fled the fighting. The Libyan National...

Fifty-six killed in Tripoli fighting

Fighting between eastern Libyan forces and troops loyal to the Tripoli government killed 56 people in the capital, according to the United Nations. Among the...

Fighting, instability displaces thousands in Burkina Faso

Faction fighting and lawlessness in Burkina Faso has displaced over a hundred thousand people, most in the past two months, a UN report said. “Burkina...

Tripoli death toll hits 10

The death toll in clashes between rival militias in Tripoli has risen to 10 with 41 wounded this week, the health ministry said. Fighting broke...

Renewed fighting claims more lives in Cameroon

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Heavy fighting between Cameroon's army and separatist rebels killed at least 10 people, the two sides said in the deadliest clash since...

Fighting forces Tripoli airport to close – again

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Libya closed the only functioning airport in Tripoli again after rockets were fired in its direction, officials said, days after flights resumed...

More than 30 000 flee homes in Syria’s Idlib

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More than 30,000 people have so far fled their homes in north-west Syria since government and allied forces resumed air and ground...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...