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Congolese forces kill 25 Islamist rebels in eastern offensive

Congolese forces said on Saturday they had killed 25 Islamist rebels since launching an offensive against them late last month in an eastern region also struggling with an Ebola outbreak.Seven soldiers from the Democratic Republic of Congo had also...

Islamists attack leaves at least 19 dead in northeast Nigeria

At least 19 people were killed in an Islamist militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said.The strike is...

Mozambique police name masterminds behind Islamist threat

Mozambique's security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that has killed over 100 people in the north, and called on local people to help capture them, news agency...

10 persons including children beheaded by Islamists in Mozambique

Ten people including children were beheaded in a village in northern Mozambique in a weekend attack blamed on suspected Islamists, local sources said on Tuesday. The attack occurred in Monjane, a village not far from Palma, a small town gearing...

4 soldiers killed in an attack on an army camp in Northern Mali

A Malian army spokesman says armed men have attacked an army camp in the country's north, killing at least four soldiers and wounding another. Lt. Col. Diarran Kone on Tuesday would not give more details about the attack in Gourma-Rharous,...

Islamic militants kill 11 Mali soldiers, block installation of interim gov’t in Timbuktu

Militants attacked a Malian army post near the border of Burkina Faso on Sunday, killing 11 soldiers, a Mali defence ministry spokesman told Reuters. It was not immediately clear who was responsible for the attack, but Islamist groups including...

Former Tuareg rebels join forces with Malian military in operation against extremists

Malian soldiers and former Tuareg rebels have staged their first joint patrol in northern Mali, a key step in a 2015 peace agreement meant to help calm a region under threat from multiple extremist and other armed groups. As...

5 Islamist militants killed in Algeria army ambush

Algerian troops ambushed and killed five armed Islamists in an ongoing operation in an eastern region known as a former stronghold for hardline militants, the defense ministry said on Thursday. Five Kalashnikov rifles and a quantity of ammunition were...
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Uganda and Rwanda presidents to meet in London

Uganda's Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame are expected to meet in London on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020...

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says Sierra Leone is home, donates $101k

Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger has said that 'Sierra Leone is home' as he made a donation to the country's Free Quality Education...

Two killed, 20 wounded as suicide bomber detonates near Somali capital

At least two people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when a suicide car bomber targeted a construction site along a highway...