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International Day of Remembrance Of And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

International Day of Remembrance Of And Tribute To The Victims Of Terrorism

While more countries are affected by terrorism today, the number of victims has largely been concentrated in a small number of Member States. Victims of terrorism continue to struggle to have their voices heard, have their needs supported and their rights upheld. Victims often feel forgotten and neglected once the immediate aftermath of a terrorist […]

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram Kills 69 People In Borno Village

Boko Haram insurgents reportedly killed 69 persons at Foduma Kolomaiya village, 11 kilometres away from Gazaure town of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State yesterday. Gubio, 96 kilometres away from Maiduguri is in the northern part of Borno State. Credible sources and residents told the Daily Trust that the attack, which was launched around […]

129 Insurgents Killed In Mozambique

129 Insurgents Killed In Mozambique

Government forces killed 129 insurgents in four operations in April, Interior Minister Amad Miquidade reported, in a joint press conference with Defence Minister Jaime Neto. + 39 killed in Muidumbe on 7 April. + 59 killed on Quirimba island on 10 April. + 30 killed on Ibo Island on 11-12 April. + 1 Killed on […]

Jihadist Violence Putting “Generation At Risk” In Africa’s Sahel-WFP

Jihadist Violence Putting “Generation At Risk” In Africa’s Sahel-WFP

Jihadist violence in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso has forced nearly 1 million people to flee their homes, destroyed fragile agricultural economies and hobbled humanitarian aid efforts, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. Groups with links to al Qaeda and Islamic State, once confined to lawless areas of northern Mali, have in recent […]

ISWAP Attacks 3 Borno Towns, 6 Soldiers, CJTF Commander Killed

ISWAP Attacks 3 Borno Towns, 6 Soldiers, CJTF Commander Killed

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters on Thursday, carried out deadly attacks on military formations and civilians in three towns in Borno State – Gubio, Gajiganna and Gajiram, killing six soldiers and a civilian militia leader, security sources and residents told AFP. This is coming just three days after ISWAP ambushed Nigerian soldiers in […]

Suspected Bandits Kill 16, Injure Many In Zamfara

Suspected Bandits Kill 16, Injure Many In Zamfara

Suspected armed bandits at the weekend killed 16 people and injured 18 others at Dumama community in Zurmi Local Government Area (LGA) of Zamfara State. The lawmaker representing Zurmi/Shinkafi in the House of Representatives, Husseini Moroki, confirmed the report to journalists. “Just yesterday (Friday) by the time election materials were being distributed, I was at […]

Two Suicide Bombs Claim At Least 15 In Mogadishu

Two Suicide Bombs Claim At Least 15 In Mogadishu

Two suicide car bombs exploded in Mogadishu on Thursday evening, killing at least 15 people, a Somali official told VOA. The first explosion occurred just after the 8 p.m. local time when a vehicle loaded with explosives were detonated on one of the capital’s busiest streets, Maka Al-Mukarama Road. Eyewitnesses said dozens of people were […]

United Nations Peace Keepers Killed In Mali

United Nations Peace Keepers Killed In Mali

The United Nations says two U.N. peacekeepers from Sri Lanka were killed when their convoy hit a land mine in the West African nation of Mali. A spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said six other Sri Lankan peacekeepers were injured in Friday’s blast, which took place in Mali’s central Mopti region, near the town of […]

U.S. Embassy Closed Because Of Terror Threat

U.S. Embassy Closed Because Of Terror Threat

The United States has closed its embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo because of what it says is “credible and specific” information about a terror threat. The embassy in Kinshasa will remain closed at least through Tuesday, and all U.S. citizens in the DRC are “strongly encouraged” to keep a low profile. The Congolese […]

Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 15 In Attack On Religious Center

Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 15 In Attack On Religious Center

Al-Shabab militants have attacked the compound of a controversial cleric in the central Somalia town of Galkayo, killing him and at least 14 other people, officials and witnesses said. Residents in the town said they woke up Monday to huge explosions followed by heavy, sustained gunfire at the compound in the southern half of the […]

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