Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:53pm on May 06, 2021
The International Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, to 25...
Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 11:13pm on May 05, 2021
A Malian woman gave birth to nonuplets in Morocco on Tuesday and all nine babies are ‘doing well’, her government said, although Moroccan authorities had...
Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:23am on May 05, 2021
Jihadists have killed 35 people, including five troops and 15 militiamen, in two attacks in Nigeria’s troubled northern Borno state, sources told AFP Tuesday...
Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 11:18am on May 03, 2021
Sixteen Niger soldiers have been killed and another is missing after an ambush against a patrol in the Tahoua region near the Mali border, local...
Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 10:57am on May 03, 2021
Niger troops killed 24 ‘suspected terrorists’ after they sought to escape after being captured in the west of the country, the government said on Sunday.
Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 12:15am on May 03, 2021
More than 600 migrants hoping to reach Europe from Libya have been stopped since Friday, the navy said, as the International Organization for Migration warned...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 02:24pm on May 01, 2021
A Nigerian bandit chief who led the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren has been killed in armed clashes with a rival gang, days after reneging...
Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 05:42pm on April 28, 2021
Three European journalists — two Spanish and one Irish — have been killed in an attack on an anti-poaching patrol in Burkina Faso, officials said...
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:40am on April 27, 2021
A gang of cattle thieves have killed nine policemen in a shootout in Nigeria’s north-western Kebbi state, police told AFP Monday.
Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:20am on April 25, 2021
At least 11 civilians were killed when IS-aligned jihadists invaded a town in northeast Nigerian Yobe state, an official and residents told AFP on Saturday...