Mali jihadist chief, 14 others, sentenced to death
A court in Mali's capital Bamako sentenced an Islamist militant leader and 14 other people to death on Friday for jihadist activity in the south of the war-torn Sahel state. "I don't regret anything because our fight is against the secularism of the Malian state. If I had the opportunity, I would do it again,"…
Mali's ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup
Mali's army, which staged last month's coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung...
UN says 2 killed, helicopter hit in jihadist attack
The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria.
Mozambique shipwreck kills 13
At least 13 people died after a sailboat sank in bad weather off the coast of Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique, local police said
Mali set for election runoff, despite virus and jihadist threats
Mali headed into the final round of legislative elections Sunday, aiming to revive public faith in its embattled institutions despite a bloody jihadist conflict and looming viral pandemic.
Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees
Twenty people, many of them women and children, were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and money for refugees in southeast Niger, sources said.
Fifteen gendarmes killed in attack on Mali camp
Fifteen members of Mali's security forces died in a jihadist assault on Sunday at a camp in the centre of the country, military and local sources said.
Burkina Faso in mourning after double jihadist attack
Burkina Faso was in mourning Wednesday after jihadists killed 35 civilians, almost all of them women, in double attacks in the north in one of the deadliest assaults