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Chad extends state of emergency over Boko Haram attacks

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Chad's national assembly extended a state of emergency in the western Lake Chad region by four months on Wednesday following a double...

Lake Chad’s swampy borderlands a ‘war zone’, U.N. agency says

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The Islamist guerrillas of Boko Haram have made the swamplands of Lake Chad, where the borders of Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Nigeria...

Chad says killed 117 Boko Haram fighters in two-week campaign

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Chad said on Thursday its forces had killed 117 Boko Haram insurgents during a two-week military campaign aimed at clearing islands on...

At least 16 killed in Boko Haram raids on Lake Chad...

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At least 13 suspected Boko Haram militants and three civilians were killed in separate attacks over the weekend after the insurgents raided...

Boko Haram resurgence deepens humanitarian crisis in Niger

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A wave of attacks by Islamist insurgents Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria and the islands of Lake Chad has forced tens of...

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill six on Lake Chad island

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Suspected Boko Haram militants aboard a motorboat attacked an island in Lake Chad overnight, killing several children who were koranic students, security...

Niger removes 4,000 Nigerian refugees from Lake Chad island

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Niger has evacuated thousands of Nigerian refugees sheltering from Boko Haram fighters on Lake Chad's Karamga island, a military official told Reuters...

Niger governor orders islands evacuated after Boko Haram attacks

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A regional governor in southern Niger on Thursday ordered the evacuation of the West African nation's inhabited islands on Lake Chad following...

Niger army fights Boko Haram for Lake Chad island after attack

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Niger's army is fighting to recapture an island in Lake Chad after it was seized by hundreds of Boko Haram militants aboard...

Boko Haram attacks island on Niger side of Lake Chad

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Boko Haram militants attacked an island on Niger's side of Lake Chad late on Friday and heavy fighting ensued as the army...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...