Tuesday, June 18, 2019
At least 30 people were killed and 42 wounded following a suicide attack by suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, a local emergency response team told Xinhua on Monday.
Three suicide bombers late Sunday detonated their improvised explosive devices (IEDs) among a group of football fans at a public viewing center and bar in Madarari community near Konduga area of the state.
Monday, June 17, 2019
Police in Somalia say the death toll from Saturday’s double explosions in Mogadishu has climbed to 11 while more than 20 others had been injured, Garowe Online reports.
General Bashir Abdi Mohamed, Somali police boss, told reporters during a press conference in the capital that both car bomb blasts targeted two police security check points near the parliament headquarters and airport.
Friday, June 14, 2019
The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has explained the fallout of the attack by insurgents on Darak, near lake chad earlier this week.
In a statement, the MNJTF Chief of military public information, Colonel Timothy Antigha, said 64 insurgents and 10 personnel of the joint task force lost their lives in the clash which took place in Darak, Northern Cameroon.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
At least 95 people were killed when gunmen raided their village in central Mali late on Sunday, France 24 has confirmed, marking the latest attack in a region that has witnessed a resurgence of ethnic and jihadist violence.
The attack took place in the ethnic Dogon village of Sobane, in Mali’s central Mopti region, where Dogon hunters and members of the largely nomadic Fulani ethnic group have repeatedly clashed in recent months.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Al-Qaeda-linked militants captured a town in Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland, after taking over a military base.
Al-Shabaab fighters seized Af-Urur on Saturday after soldiers moved from the base due to a military tactic, Farah Ali, a military officer said by phone.