Uganda police investigate bus explosion that killed 1 person

Ugandan police are investigating an explosion on a long-distance bus that killed one person Monday, the second fatal blast in less than 48 hours in the East African country. The bus was traveling from the capital, Kampala, to the western Read More …

Mali: Growing Trend of Violence Against UN Peacekeepers

On 2 October 2021, a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) peacekeeper died and four others were seriously injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Tessalit, Kidal region. Strongly condemning the incident, Mr El-Ghassim Wane, Read More …

Blast in Ugandan capital Kampala kills one, injures five

An explosion in Uganda’s capital Kampala, that killed one and injured five, was “a terrorist act”, according to President Yoweri Museveni, who promised to hunt down those responsible. Police said the “serious blast” occurred at about 9pm (18:00 GMT) at Read More …

Somalia: AMISOM Troops Commended For Their Support And Operations In HirShabelle State

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Sector 5 forces in Jowhar, have been commended for their exemplary role in helping secure elections and for their support in improving infrastructure in HirShabelle State of Somalia. On Sunday, HirShabelle State Vice Read More …

Nigerian Army foils terrorist attack on Forward Operating Base in Borno

The Nigerian Army has said that troops of Joint Task Force North East Operation HADIN KAI deployed alongside Cameroonian Defence Force have foiled an infiltration by terrorists on its camp at the Forward Operating Base, Wulgo, Borno on October 18, Read More …

Somalia: Over 6 killed as 2 separate terror attacks hit Mogadishu

At least three people were killed and several wounded Tuesday evening when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a busy restaurant in Somalian capital Mogadishu’s Yaqshid district, according to a police official. Meanwhile, an intelligence officer and two bodyguards Read More …

Kenya: KDF soldier injured in suspected Al-Shabaab attack in Lamu

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier was seriously injured when the vehicle he was traveling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) suspected to have been planted on the road by Al-Shabaab terrorists between Milimani and Baure in Lamu Read More …

AU, Somali forces sharpen skills to curb threats posed by explosive devices

The African Union Mission and Somali National Army (SNA) military officers wrapped up a five-day training course aimed at enhancing joint capabilities in mitigating the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Gerbi Kebede Regassa, AMISOM deputy force commander in Read More …