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ISS: ISWAP takes aim at the state in Cameroon

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The government must act fast to block Islamic State’s advances into the Far North region since Shekau’s death. Since the Boko Haram crisis went regional...

Congo blames Islamist militia for dual blasts in eastern city

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Democratic Republic of Congo's army said on Monday an Islamist militia which claims links to Islamic State (IS) was responsible for two blasts in...

Italy calls for African task force to tackle Islamic State threat

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Alarmed by the spread of Islamic State across Africa, Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday he wanted to set up an...

Ambush in northern Ivory Coast kills three soldiers

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Three Ivorian soldiers were killed on patrol near the border with Burkina Faso on Saturday when one of their vehicles hit an improvised explosive...

Armed men kill 15 at baptism in northern Burkina Faso

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Unidentified assailants killed 15 people who were gathered for a baptism at a village in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday night, the government said...

Tunisia kills five suspected militants near Algerian border

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Tunisian security forces killed five suspected militants in the mountains near the border with Algeria on Monday, a Tunisian security official told Reuters. The operation,...

Islamist militia kills Malawian peacekeeper in east Congo – UN

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A female peacekeeper from Malawi was killed in an attack by an Islamist militia in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province on Monday morning, the...

Around 30 killed in attack on village in eastern Burkina Faso,...

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Armed assailants killed around 30 people in an attack on a village in eastern Burkina Faso on Monday, four security sources said. The attack took...

Attackers kill 16 soldiers in southwest Niger

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Unidentified gunmen have killed 16 soldiers and wounded six others in an ambush in southwest Niger, two security sources said on Sunday. The attack on...

ISS: Will Total confront another Islamic State-linked insurgency in Uganda?

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After retreating from ISIS-Mozambique, the French company is tapping oil in Uganda, in the backyard of ISIS-DRC. On 24 March, Islamist insurgents attacked the northern...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...
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