Boko Haram jihadists killed 17 herders and stole their cattle following clashes in the troubled northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, self-defence militia told AFP Monday.
Mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) killed nine Mali soldiers during November in central and southern areas in thrall to a decade-long jihadist insurgency, the military said Sunday. The armed forces "were in November 2022 the object of three IED attacks leaving nine FAMa (armed forces) troops dead in combat, eight injured and three vehicles…
Jihadists have attacked an army base and a town in northeast Nigeria killing soldiers and civilians, security sources and residents said Sunday in the latest violence to rock the region. Fighters from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) riding trucks fitted with machineguns stormed the town of Malam Fatori, in Abadam district, late Friday and…
Haulier Aziz falters as he describes how jihadists attacked a convoy of lorries laden with food for a starving town in northern Burkina Faso on September 26, events which contributed to the country's latest coup.
Their campaign began in northern Mali a decade ago, advanced into the country's powder-keg centre and from there into neighbouring Niger and Burkina Faso.
26 Jun 2022
Angered by the alleged threat to the life of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi, by those it called Fulani Jihadists, the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL),
11 Jun 2022
Several hundred people protested in southeastern Burkina Faso Saturday against what they described as the government has left them to their own devices to fend off deadly jihadist attacks.
30 May 2022
Civilian deaths and rights abuses attributable to the Malian armed forces surged in the first quarter of 2022, a United Nations report said on Monday.
24 May 2022
Jihadists have killed 30 men in a revenge attack after their commanders died in military airstrikes in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, two militia leaders said Tuesday.
21 Apr 2022
Jihadists affiliated to the Islamic State have claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a bar in northern Nigeria in an area outside their typical zone of operations.
2 Apr 2022
Burkina Faso's junta leader has announced the setting up of local committees to seek dialogue with armed jihadist groups and help restore peace. Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, who seized power on January 24, addressed the Sahel nation late Friday saying the move was intended "to create conditions for the total commitment of all around the…
29 Jan 2022
In Burkina Faso, hundreds of workers are saying good riddance to an ousted president they say let them starve, and hoping for a brighter future under the soldiers who toppled him.