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Swaziland: Soldiers Inspect Woman’s Private Parts

Swaziland: Soldiers Inspect Woman’s Private Parts

A woman in Swaziland has complained that soldiers at a border crossing made her remove her underwear and inspect her private parts with a mirror. The Swazi Army said it happened all the time. The Times of Swaziland newspaper reported on Wednesday (7 June 2017) that soldiers were trying to see if she was carrying […]

Ivory Coast Mutineers Reject Deal To End Crisis

Ivory Coast Mutineers Reject Deal To End Crisis

  Renegade soldiers in Ivory Coast have rejected a proposal to end a four-day mutiny over unpaid bonuses just minutes after the government claimed a deal had been reached. President Alassane Ouattara has been trying to restore order after 8,400 mutineers took control of Ivory Coast’s second-biggest city, Bouake, closed border posts and blockaded roads […]

Six Killed As Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

Six Killed As Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

At least six persons were confirmed killed as four teenage girls detonated explosives worn around their bodies at the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, in the early hours of Wednesday, an official said. Four deafening explosions echoed over Maiduguri in quick successions at about 1.15 a.m., causing sleeping residents to jump out of […]

South Sudan: Soldiers Arrested for ‘Mass’ Rape

South Sudan: Soldiers Arrested for ‘Mass’ Rape

A senior South Sudanese military official says three soldiers suspected of mass rape have been arrested. Both rebels and government troops have been accused of committing war crimes. The alleged incident took place in Kubi village about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the capital of South Sudan, Juba. At a press conference held at army […]

Journalists Arrest Tests Powerful Army

Journalists Arrest Tests Powerful Army

 The January 19 raid on the offices of an online investigative news organization in Nigeria’s capital Abuja is part of a continuing government attempt to quash bad publicity. Dapo Olorunyomi, the widely respected publisher of Premium Times, was arrested, along with judicial reporter Evelyn Okakwu, after the site published three articles to which Chief of […]

Troops Kill 30 Terrorists In Filed Ambush, Arrest Fake Officer

Troops Kill 30 Terrorists In Filed Ambush, Arrest Fake Officer

ABOUT 30 terrorists suspected to be member of Boko Haram have met their waterloo in the hands of Nigerian troops when they attempted to ambush a convoy of local government officials and travellers along Bama road after Nguro-Soye. The troops from 121 Task Force Battalion Pulka, were escorting local officials from Pulka to Maiduguri when […]

Uganda: UPDF To Retire 1,500 Soldiers

Uganda: UPDF To Retire 1,500 Soldiers

At least 1,500 soldiers are undergoing training at Gadaffi Barracks in Jinja to prepare them for retirement next year. The deputy army Spokesperson, Maj Henry Obbo said the retirees are trained in how they can adapt to civilian life after retirement. “Since 2014 we have been having annual retirement programmes. This is part of the […]

Two Soldiers Arrested for Brutalising Lagos Residents

Two Soldiers Arrested for Brutalising Lagos Residents

Detectives from the Yaba Division of the Lagos Police Command have arrested two soldiers – Privates Ihama Osaretin and Okpor Ray – for allegedly attacking and brutalising some residents of Makoko area in Lagos State.   Although they were not the only ones that stormed the waterside community to attack its residents, they were the […]

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