Burkina Faso blast kills six, mostly children
At least six people, mostly children, died when an improvised explosive device went off in northern Burkina Faso, security sources and local officials said Sunday.
North-west insecurity: Banditry or Jihadists’ occupation?
Nigeria’s North West has been plagued by years of imperilment ranging from cattle rustling, clashes between herders and farmers, attacks by heavily-armed robbers
Three top jihadists dominate Sahel after al-Qaeda leader death
Three leaders have been left dominating the jihadist insurgency in the Sahel, following the death of a top al-Qaeda commander in the West African state
Twenty-six killed in central Mali
Twenty-six people were killed in an attack on a village in central Mali, officials said Saturday, in the latest violence to hit the West African nation.
Dozens killed in Burkina Faso market massacre
Gunmen killed at least 25 people in an attack on a market in eastern Burkina Faso, the local governor said Sunday, a day after an attack in the north claimed 15 lives.
Eight jihadists killed in Ivorian-Burkina operation
Eight suspected jihadists were killed and another 38 captured in a joint operation by Burkinabe and Ivorian forces near the two countries' shared border, the Ivory Coast army
Jihadists kill five soldiers in Nigeria's northeast
Jihadists have killed five soldiers in an attack on a military outpost in restive northeast Nigeria, army sources said Thursday.
44 jihadists found dead in Chad prison
A group of 44 suspected members of Boko Haram, arrested during a recent operation against the jihadist group, have been found dead in their prison cell, apparently poisoned