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ISS: What does al-Baghdadi’s exit mean for Africa?

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, former leader of the world’s deadliest terror group Daesh – also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria –...

Ethnically and racially driven terrorism on the increase

Ethnically and racially driven terrorism rose alarmingly in 2018 worldwide and in the United States and groups often mimic the tactics of armed Islamist...

IS number two killed

The United States confirmed the killing of Abu al-Hassan al-Muhajir, Islamic State spokesman and a high-ranking figure in the jihadi group, in a US...

Detained jihadists apparently planning maritime attack

An Islamic State cell broken up last week planned to attack Casablanca and its port while a Syrian militant who assisted the group is...

Trump hails IS leader’s death

Fugitive Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died “whimpering and crying” in a raid by US special forces in north-west Syria, President Donald Trump...

Ethiopia detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks

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Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who...

ISS: West Africa must confront its foreign terrorist fighters

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Better information, border control and cooperation is needed to deal with foreign combatants in the region. One year ago, 13 Senegalese nationals were convicted for...

Three killed in hit-and-run attack

Three people were killed in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official...

Six killed in Libya desert attack

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Gunmen raided a town deep in Libya's southern desert, killing six, the municipality said, adding it believed the militant group Islamic State...

IS on West Africa casualties

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for five attacks in an area it calls the "State of West Africa" which saw 118 casualties last...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...