Nigeria: Police successfully defused IED planted by Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents in Borno IDP camp

The police in Borno State have successfully defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and ISWAP insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) in Konduga Local Government Area. Dalori camp is located a few kilometres to Maiduguri, along the Read More …

Somalia: 4 killed in Mogadishu suicide blast ahead of presidential vote

Somali police say at least four people have been killed by a suicide explosion that targeted a checkpoint near the airport in the capital, Mogadishu. “I saw four people dead at the scene. Two of them were government soldiers who Read More …

Togo: Eight soldiers killed in the Kpendjal prefecture, raising spectre of first deadly Islamist attack

Eight soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in an attack in northern Togo on Wednesday, the government said, marking potentially the first deadly raid on its territory by Islamist militants who have killed thousands in neighbouring countries. Before dawn, a Read More …

Nigeria: Boko Haram/ISWAP IED kills 6 insurgents in Borno

Atleast six Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province(ISWAP) terrorists got killed by Improvised Explosive Device (IED) trap they laid for Nigerians soldiers in the North East of Borno State, Zagazola Learnt. An Intelligence Officer, told Zagazola Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabaab terrorists attack Ethiopian troops in Gedo region

Casualties are feared as two roadside blasts targeted an Ethiopian military convoy in Somalia’s southwestern Gedo region on Thursday, a security official said. The attack took place between the towns of Luq and Shatalow, the official said, adding that investigation Read More …

Senegalese soldiers graduate U.N. Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Basic course

BARGNY, Senegal.– Last week, leaders from U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF) and the 705th Ordnance Company, 242nd OD Battalion Explosive Ordnance Disposal from Fort Polk, Louisiana, attended the graduation ceremony of 18 Senegalese armed forces soldiers who Read More …

Somalia: Three dead as al-Shabab attacks AU peacekeepers camp

The armed group al-Shabab has attacked an African Union mission troop camp in the Shabelle region in central Somalia, a local elder and the group have said. “We were awoken by huge blasts early in the morning. The blasts were Read More …

Egypt: Militants blow up gas pipeline in Sinai

Suspected Islamic State militants blew up a natural gas pipeline Saturday in Egypt’s restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, causing a fire but no casualties, security officials said. The officials said the suspected militants planted explosives under a pipeline Read More …