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African Troops Free Dozens of Boko Haram Victims

African Troops Free Dozens of Boko Haram Victims

About 60 former fighters and civilians rescued from Boko Haram by Nigerian, Chadian and Cameroonian troops have been rushed to disarmament, demobilization and reintegration centre in northern Cameroon. Most of the civilians are women and children, some with fresh scars and amputated body parts, an indication of torture by the terror group. Thirty-five children, 12 […]

At Least 20 Al-Shabaab Members Killed In Army Ops – SNA Chief

At Least 20 Al-Shabaab Members Killed In Army Ops – SNA Chief

At least 20 al-Shabaab militants were killed in a military operation in Somalia’s southern Lower Shabelle region, the army said on Thursday. Gen. Odawa Yusuf Rageh, the chief of Somalia’s army, told a military-run radio service that senior commanders of the group, which is affiliated with al-Qaeda, were among the dead. A military official in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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