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Villagers killed in eastern DR Congo, Islamist militants suspected

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 53 villagers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province this week, a local official said. Authorities blamed the...

Niger targets Islamist militants

Niger will launch a new military offensive against Islamist militants after an attack on an army base killed at least 25 soldiers, the defence...

Suspected militants killed in Mombasa

Kenyan police shot and killed three men suspected of planning militant attacks in Mombasa, ahead of national day celebrations in the city this month,...

Nigerian soldiers killed by Islamists

Islamist militants killed nine Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in the northeast of the country, soldiers and a security agency...

Islamist militants killed in Sinai shootout

Egyptian security forces killed 46 “dangerous” Islamist militants in shootouts in northern Sinai according to the military. The armed forces say several hundred militants have...

Sahel Islamist groups’ networking skills growing

A surge in violent attacks linked to Islamist groups in West Africa’s Sahel region reflects growing capabilities and networking abilities, according to an international...

Mali firefight leaves 30 dead

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French and Malian troops killed about 30 Islamist insurgents during a gun battle near the border with Niger, where Islamic State are...

New push to end Islamist resistance in Benghazi

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Eastern Libyan forces expelled Islamist fighters from one of their last strongholds in the country's second-largest city Benghazi, military officials said. The battle...

Killed Malian soldiers had joined Islamists – source

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Malian soldiers killed in a French military strike in northern Mali were deserters who joined an Islamist militant group, a French source...

Tunisian security forces kill senior militant in ambush

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Tunisian armed forces killed two Islamist militants including a senior commander in a mountain raid near the western border with Algeria late...

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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...