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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...

Buhari invited to communal killings discussion

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Nigerian lawmakers voted to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to the House of Representatives to discuss the spate of killings in central Nigeria. Hundreds...

Five arrests in connection with mine bus attack

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South African police arrested five people in connection with a petrol bomb attack on a bus that killed six workers on their...

Killing police is “treason” – Parliamentary Committee

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Francois Beukman, chairman of Parliament's Police Portfolio Committee, wants to see "the highest judicial sanction possible" for police killings and torching of...

Killings flare up again in DR Congo

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Nguna Abooki was getting ready for bed when men with machetes and guns ambushed his village in eastern Congo, killing two of...

Twenty-four suspects arrested for Casamance killings

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Senegalese police arrested and charged 24 people over a shooting attack in its restive southern Casamance region earlier this month that left...

France condemns DR Congo security forces after killings

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France blamed Congolese security forces for shooting dead at least six people and wounding of dozens during a protest against President Joseph...

Cameroon killings attributed to Anglophone secessionists

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Anglophone secessionists in Cameroon killed at least two gendarmes, two secessionist leaders and a security official said, signalling an escalation in a...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...