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 …

Egyptian Armed Forces foils terrorist attack in Sinai, an officer and 10 soldiers killed

According to the statement, the attack was foiled by the checkpoint personnel, but it resulted in the death of an officer and 10 soldiers as well as the injury of five others. The remaining terrorists are currently being hunted down Read More …

Pakistan: April saw 24pc increase in militant attacks

A 24pc increase in the number of militant attacks was recorded in April as compared to March 2022, according to statistics released by Pakistan Institute for Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS). In April, militants carried out 34 attacks in which Read More …

Cameroon government says seven killed in separatist ambush

Seven people including a senior Cameroon government administrator and a mayor were killed in an ambush that involved an improvised explosive device (IED) on Wednesday in the country’s restive southwest, the region’s governor said. Bernard Okalia Bilai, Governor of the Read More …

Nigeria: Two officers killed in the attack on police station in Imo

Two officers attached to Isu police division of Imo state have been killed following an attack on the station by gunmen. The attack was confirmed in a statement issued on Monday by Rabiu Hussaini, Imo commissioner of police, through Michael Read More …

Somalia: Five killed as gunfire, explosions rock Mogadishu

Al-Shabab fighters have attacked several police stations and security checkpoints in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, officials and the armed group said – a show of force as the country prepares to hold a long-delayed presidential election. State television on Wednesday reported Read More …

Kenya: French Embassy has issued an alert of a possible terror attack in Nairobi

There is a persistence of serious threats against Western nationals in Kenya. There is a real risk targeting public places frequented by foreign nationals (restaurants, hotels, leisure places, shopping malls, etc.), particularly in Nairobi. Therefore, it is recommended that people Read More …

Kenya: Four Police Officers Killed In Suspected Al-Shabaab Attack In Lamu

At least four police officers were on Friday killed when a vehicle they were travelling in was attacked by gunmen in Milihoi, Lamu county. An unknown number of police officers were injured in the attack that happened between Mkunumbi and Read More …

Afghanistan: Explosions and gunfire heard at Kabul military hospital

The Afghan capital Kabul has been rocked by two explosions and gunfire at the site of a military hospital. A Taliban spokesman said the first blast happened in front of the 400-bed Sardar Daud Khan hospital and the second was Read More …