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Sudanese Protesters Spurn General’s Call For Talks

Sudanese Protesters Spurn General’s Call For Talks

Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected a proposal to negotiate with military generals, maintaining the call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters in a violent crackdown that has killed at least 100 people this week. Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) spokesman Mohammed Yousef al-Mustafa said Wednesday the call by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan “is […]

Give Due Recognition For Female War Veterans

Give Due Recognition For Female War Veterans

Female war veterans who fought in the liberation struggle should be acknowledged in the same manner as their male counterparts, said Sanele Hanana, a representative from the Dumiso Dabengwa Foundation (DDF). This was raised during a one-hour tribute in honour of the late Dr Dumiso Dabengwa. The tribute was documented through radio at Skyz Metro […]

Aid Agencies Demand Removal Of Soldiers In Cyclone Idai Hit Areas

Aid Agencies Demand Removal Of Soldiers In Cyclone Idai Hit Areas

HUMANITARIAN aid organisations are demanding for the removal of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) officers, in tropical Cyclone Idai affected areas, amid reports of an increase in sexual-related offences. A recent report by the United Nations Office for Coordination and Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) raises concerns over the continued presence of armed soldiers, especially in the […]

African Women Surmount Obstacles To Redefine Their Countries

African Women Surmount Obstacles To Redefine Their Countries

In the 17th century, a fearsome group of African soldiers defended their kingdom against invaders and marauders. Well-trained and thousands strong, the Women Warriors of Dahomey inspired fear and won battles for more than 200 years in what is now Benin. In 20th-century Eritrea, women fought alongside men and led soldiers into combat throughout the […]

12 Soldiers Killed, Dozens Missing In Battle With Insurgents

12 Soldiers Killed, Dozens Missing In Battle With Insurgents

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in Borno State, three military sources said yesterday. This is coming as the $1billion earmarked for the purchase of arms and ammunition to aid the military in the fight against terrorism in the North-east region is now mired […]

Soldiers Rescue Abandoned Female Child, Recover Arms

Soldiers Rescue Abandoned Female Child, Recover Arms

Nigerian army has on Monday rescued a female child abandoned by Boko Haram terrorists and recovered arms during their clearance patrol at Mallam Matsari village. In a statement disclosed by the director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General TEXAS CHUKWU, the operation was successful due to the Civilian Joint Task Force collaboration with the Nigerian troops. […]

Soldier’s Stray Bullet Kills 13-Year-Old School Boy In Ondo

Soldier’s Stray Bullet Kills 13-Year-Old School Boy In Ondo

A stray bullet from the rifle of a military officer, on Thursday, killed a 13-year-old schoolboy, Usman Adamu, in Ajowa Akoko in the Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo State.  The young boy who was said to be returning from school was hit with the bullet while the soldier was trying to restore […]

Soldiers Rape Starving Women In IDP Camps

Soldiers Rape Starving Women In IDP Camps

A new report by Amnesty International has revealed that thousands of women and girls who survived the brutal rule of the Boko Haram armed group have since been further abused by the Nigerian security forces who claim to be rescuing them. The rights group said in the report released wednesday that displaced women confined to […]

Families Of Soldiers Killed Deserve Quick, Accurate Investigation

Families Of Soldiers Killed Deserve Quick, Accurate Investigation

The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff says the families of the four U.S. soldiers killed in Niger deserve a quick and accurate investigation. Marine General Joseph Dunford spoke to reporters Monday as the Trump administration strives to clear up the still murky details of just what happened on during the October 3rd […]

Stray Bullet From Soldiers Hit 4-Year Old Pupil In Ibadan

Stray Bullet From Soldiers Hit 4-Year Old Pupil In Ibadan

THE about 450,000 residents in 20 communities around 2 Division, Nigeria Army, Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Odogbo, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, have started fleeing their residences as a stray bullet hit a four-year-old pupil of a private school in Ajobo Omilabu area of the ancient city, yesterday. The boy, identified as Abdul Lateef Adeyemi, was […]

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