Monday, December 9, 2019
Hundreds of members of a Rwandan rebel group have surrendered to the Congolese army in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a military spokesman said late Thursday.
Speaking on state-owned television, Maj. Gen. Leon Kasonga said 306 members of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) surrendered with their weapons in the Kalehe region of South Kivu province.
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Some 30 terrorists were killed in Burkina Faso’s army air strikes on terrorists positions on Wednesday in the north of the troubled country , local media reported on Friday based on security sources.
According to the sources, the air operation was carried out on Wednesday and targeted the localities of Tiawbal, Kain and Yense in the northern Yatenga province.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Libya’s internationally recognized government on Monday condemned air strikes in the capital Tripoli and the southern desert which it said had caused civilian casualties, most of them women and children.
The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) blamed its eastern-based rivals for the strikes. It did not say how many people had been killed and injured, but military forces aligned with the GNA said 14 people had died.
Monday, December 2, 2019
At least 14 people were shot dead in an attack on a church in eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday morning, the government said.
The identity of the gunmen was not immediately clear and further details on the attack had yet to emerge. Burkinabe armed forces were caring for the wounded and searching the area, the government said in a statement.
Sunday, December 1, 2019
At least 13 Boko Haram militants were killed when troops thwarted an attack by the terror group in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno, the army said on Friday.
The attack by Boko Haram was thwarted by Nigerian troops and Chadian forces on Thursday, at Duguri Island in Borno, according to Aminu Iliyasu, a spokesman for the army in the country’s northeast region.