Tag: terrorist

A large march in Laayoune denounces ‘despicable terrorist attack’ on civilians in Es-Semara

November 5, 2023

A large march was held on Sunday in Laayoune to denounce the "despicable terrorist attack" perpetrated against civilians in the city of Es-Semara, the spiritual ... Read More

UN peacekeeping Mission in Mali withdraws from two camps near Kidal

October 17, 2023

The UN stabilization mission in Mali known as MINUSMA said Monday October 16 it pulled out from two camps in the Kidal region. "In a ... Read More

Germany’s increased financial support to ECOWAS aims to stabilize West Africa

October 17, 2023

Germany’s announcement last month that it would provide greater support to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), in its efforts to secure peace ... Read More

AU, ECOWAS at odds over Niger intervention as ECOWAS military chiefs meet in Ghana

August 17, 2023

As West African military chiefs are set to meet Thursday (17 August) in Ghana to coordinate a possible intervention aimed at reversing Niger's coup, the ... Read More

West Africa recorded over 1,800 terrorist attacks in 2023 — ECOWAS

July 27, 2023

More than 1,800 terrorist attacks were carried out in West Africa in the first six months of the year resulting in nearly 4,600 deaths and ... Read More

Study finds anti-French sentiment spreading in Francophone Africa, IFRI

June 15, 2023

The head of Mali’s military junta and the Russian leader were reported to have discussed on the phone security and economic relations between the two ... Read More

Niger claims killing 55 of ISIS fighters

May 30, 2023

Niger Monday announced the neutralization of 55 terrorists of “Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP)” in a joint operation with neighboring Nigeria. The operation according ... Read More

Ethiopia removes ‘terrorist’ label from Tigray rebel group

March 23, 2023

The terrorist designation given to the Tigray People's Liberation Front, or TPLF, will be removed, Ethiopian lawmakers decided in a special session Wednesday (22 March), ... Read More

Somalia: at least 100 killed, 300 injured in “heinous” Mogadishu car bombing

October 31, 2022

There has been huge increase in death toll from the two successive car bombings in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu Saturday (29 October), blamed on the Al-Qaeda-allied ... Read More

Ten soldiers killed, Fifty wounded in Burkina Faso army base attack

October 25, 2022

At least 10 soldiers died and around 50 were wounded in Burkina Faso on Monday (24 October) in an assault on an army base and ... Read More