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Malian soldiers apparently executed civilians

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Mali's government is investigating accusations by an opposition party that the army kidnapped and executed seven civilians. The opposition SADI party accused the...

Al Qaeda-linked group claims Mali attack

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A Malian militant group with links to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for an attack that killed two French soldiers last week. The soldiers...

Zille still wants soldiers to help fight crime in Western Cape

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Western Cape premier Helen Zille still wants soldiers on hand to help police crack down on gang and drug related crime in...

French soldiers killed in Mali

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Two French soldiers were killed after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosive device in Mali, the French president's office said. France...

Congolese refugees claim Rwandan soldiers shot at them

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Congolese refugees in Rwanda said soldiers shot at them and wounded at least two people as refugees tried leave their camp in...

Mali soldiers killed in camp attack

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Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said his people would not be frightened by "barbaric attacks" after unidentified gunmen killed at least 14...

Eight “terrorists” killed by Algerian soldiers

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Algeria's army killed eight armed men in Khenchela province, 700 km east of Algiers, the Defence Ministry said. The gunmen, described as...

Soldiers to guard Cape Town water points

Soldiers are going to be deployed within weeks in beleaguered Cape Town where Day Zero for water supply looms ever larger on...

DR Congo soldiers killed

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At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist...

Sex abuse case against French soldiers dismissed

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French magistrates dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while deployed in the Central...

Four DR Congo soldiers skilled in hit and run attack

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Suspected militia fighters killed four Congolese soldiers in a hit and run attack on a military post in Kasai-Central province capital, Kananga,...

Ivory Coast soldiers on the rampage

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Soldiers in Ivory Coast's second largest city looted weapons from the base of a rival elite military unit before setting it on...

Ivory Coast offering buy-outs to reduce size of the army

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Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size...

Ivory Coast to retire 1,000 soldiers to slim down military

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Ivory Coast will cut its armed forces by about 1,000 troops by the end of the year, the government spokesman said on...

Grenade thrown at French soldiers in Burkina Faso

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A grenade thrown at French soldiers wounded three civilians in Ouagadougou shortly before the arrival of French President Emmanuel Macron, Radio France...

Sudan general, nine soldiers killed in Darfur clashes

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A Sudanese general and nine soldiers were killed in clashes in war-damaged Darfur after their vehicles were ambushed by militants, state news...

Soldiers to the rescue

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For years, when countries needed their armed forces' help during natural disasters, the philosophy was "last in, first out" — don't use...

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...

Malian soldiers inadvertently killed in raid

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A French military strike on armed militants in northern Mali inadvertently killed Malian soldiers held hostage by the Islamist group, the West...

SA soldier allegedly shoots and kills his girlfriend, also a soldier,...

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An SA Army infantry soldier was apparently shot and killed by her boyfriend, also a soldier. Both belong to 5 SA Infantry...

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