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Civilians killed in Central African Republic

An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack in Central African Republic (CAR), a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the group’s...

Militia killings surge in Sahel

Africa’s Sahel region has seen a huge surge in civilian deaths in the past five months due to Islamist militants and ethnic militia attacks,...

New Zealand mosque shootings shock the world

At least one gunman killed 49 people and wounded more than 20 during Friday prayers at two New Zealand mosques in the country’s worst...

Egyptian forces kill 52 in Sinai

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Egyptian troops and security forces killed at least 52 suspected militants in recent days, the army said in a statement as authorities...

Civilian killings in South Sudan continue

At least 232 civilians were killed and 120 women and girls raped this spring in attacks by South Sudan government troops and...

Calls for calm after 86 Nigerian deaths

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Nigeria's president called for calm after at least 86 people died in clashes between farmers and semi-nomadic herders over the weekend. Authorities...

France wants Mali to react strongly after killings

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Malian authorities must react strongly after at least 16 Fulani herders were killed in suspected ethnic clashes, France's foreign ministry said as...

Dozens killed in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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More than 24 were killed in a Cameroon Anglophone region, local sources said, although the exact circumstances were not immediately clear. The...

US accuses Cameroon of targeted killings

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The United States accuses the Cameroonian government of "targeted killings", arson and looting in its fight against an Anglophone separatist movement. In...

Killings, rape mar Burundi referendum

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At least 15 people were killed and six raped during a referendum campaign in Burundi that could let President Pierre Nkurunziza hold...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...