26 September 2021
Mali's PM told the UN General Assembly that France abandoned his country with a "unilateral" decision to withdraw troops, and his government was justified to "seek other partners" - likely to be Russian paramilitaries
Lavrov says Mali asked private Russian military company for help
Bandit militants have attacked two police stations and residents of Shinkafi town in Zamfara State1 day ago
Bandit militants have attacked two police stations and residents of Shinkafi town in Zamfara State
A French soldier killed in action in Mali. Master Corporal Maxime Blasco died during an operation against a terrorist group. His death brings the number of French soldiers killed in action in the Sahel to 52 since 20131 day ago
A French soldier killed in action in Mali. Master Corporal Maxime Blasco died during an operation against a terrorist group. His death brings the number of French soldiers killed in action in the Sahel to 52 since 2013
The French Foreign Minister, at a meeting with Lavrov, warned of "serious consequences" in the event of the arrival of Wagner PMC in Mali.
Gunmen kill Police officer in foiled hotel attack in Abuja
3 day ago
Enugu: Gunmen attack police checkpoint, kill two policemen
A Swedish officer will be commander of Task Force Takuba, the French-led military operation in Mali and Niger, from November 2021 to February 2022. Sweden currently contributes to the operation with a helicopter-borne quick reaction force
The Malian Armed Forces announce that an improvised explosive device exploded on September 20, 2021 during a medical evacuation convoy near Bandiagara, in central Mali. A first assessment reports 4 deaths among FAMa6 day ago
The Malian Armed Forces announce that an improvised explosive device exploded on September 20, 2021 during a medical evacuation convoy near Bandiagara, in central Mali. A first assessment reports 4 deaths among FAMa
1 week ago
As a result of the airstrike, at least 13 people were killed. Buhari (or Garin Buhari) is a village located in eastern Yobe, between Geidam and Damasak, near the border with Niger.
More attacks from ISWAP this week, three of them on Tuesday: 1. Mortar shelling of an NA base Damboa (8 shells) 2. An attack in Buni Yadi - 2 members of a militia killed 3. An IED on a Mararaba-Katafila road - two military vehicles destroyed1 week ago
More attacks from ISWAP this week, three of them on Tuesday: 1. Mortar shelling of an NA base Damboa (8 shells) 2. An attack in Buni Yadi - 2 "members of a militia" killed 3. An IED on a Mararaba-Katafila road - two military vehicles destroyed
1 week ago
Police arrest 25 suspects, recover firearms in Kaduna
A score of soldiers belonging to the Galicia VII Brigade (Brilat) will head to Mali in the coming days to participate in an international mission that aims to carry out training tasks for the army of this African country
The death of the leader of the jihadist group EIGS "is a decisive blow to Daesh's command in the Sahel and to its cohesion. Because the EIGS will have difficulty replacing its emir by a figure of the same stature", declares the Minister of Armies
1 week ago
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has refuted the claims in a tweet that its fighter jets had killed several residents of Yunusari Local Government Area of Yobe State while on a mission against militants in Buhari village of the state
On Monday evening, A'maq posted a video of the armed clashes with Nigerien and Nigerian forces near Gashigar that took place on 7 September (a still from the video below). No casualties were recorded, the video itself only shows ISWAP fighters in combat, nothing too important1 week ago
On Monday evening, A'maq posted a video of the armed clashes with Nigerien and Nigerian forces near Gashigar that took place on 7 September (a still from the video below). No casualties were recorded, the video itself only shows ISWAP fighters in combat, nothing too important
1 week ago
Kremlin spokesman: there are no Russian military in Mali
1 week ago
Soldier killed, woman, children abducted in Zaria
Gunmen have killed an Anglican Priest, Emeka Merenu, who hails from Amorji Agbomiri village in Nkwerre local government area of Imo state
The Chadian opposition acknowledges the death of a number of its members during clashes with the Chadian and Libyan armies on both sides of the border1 week ago
The Chadian opposition acknowledges the death of a number of its members during clashes with the Chadian and Libyan armies on both sides of the border
1 week ago
Kaduna: 12 killed as gunmen attack community
Sikasso: the army announces to have repelled a terrorist attack in the circle of Yorosso. Assessment: 2 soldiers wounded, two assailants killed, 91 motorcycles as well as military equipment seized, indicates a press release, specifying that the sweeping is currently in progress1 week ago
Sikasso: the army announces to have repelled a "terrorist attack" in the circle of Yorosso. Assessment: 2 soldiers wounded, two assailants killed, 91 motorcycles as well as military equipment seized, indicates a press release, specifying that the "sweeping is currently in progress
1 week ago
Sahel Mali Koutiala: 02 soldiers were injured during an attack on a Malian armed forces post in Mahou, in the Yorosso circle, Koutiala region. The Malian army confirmed in a statement that it repelled the attack and killed two of the attackers
480 civilians killed in Burkina Faso attacks between May and August, reports @AFP
1 week ago
A deal that would allow the Russian mercenaries from the Wagner Group to operate inside Mali is close, according to diplomatic/security sources. France has begun a diplomatic push to persuade Mali's junta not to go ahead with the deal, Reuters reports
1 week ago
The release of the Kaya school students on Sunday came after the army began a crackdown on criminal gangs in the state and local authorities shut down telecoms in Zamfara to disrupt communications between armed groups
1 week ago
Gunmen free 240 inmates from Nigerian prison: official
1 week ago
Two soldiers have reportedly been killed in an attack on Kabba Correctional Centre in Kogi State
Nigeria: Gunmen killed 12 members of the Nigerian security forces before stealing weapons and burning buildings in a weekend attack on a military base in Zamfara state, northwestern Nigeria. Nigeria1 week ago
Nigeria: Gunmen killed 12 members of the Nigerian security forces before stealing weapons and burning buildings in a weekend attack on a military base in Zamfara state, northwestern Nigeria. Nigeria
2 week ago
10 suspects nabbed as police raid criminal hideouts in Lagos
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