Map. History of Sahel conflict

16 December 2018
Tuareg leader: Suspected jihadists on motorcycles kill at least 42 in Mali's eastern Menaka region.
Bolton says its time for African countries to do more to take the lead against militants on the continent
Bolton says that all too often the establishment of UN peacekeeping missions in Africa is "the end of creative thinking." Said in earlier speech the US would no longer support unproductive, unsuccessful, and unaccountable UN peacekeeping missions.
Billions of dollars of US aid have not stopped terrorism, radicalism and violence and have helped China and Russia take advantage of African states, says @AmbJohnBolton. US "will not longer tolerate this pattern of aid without effect."
China "predatory actions" in Africa are a sub-component of Beijing's strategic initiatives to expand its economic and military power, says @AmbJohnBolton in speech at @Heritage.
China and Russia rapidly expanding influence across Africa to gain an advantage over US, according to @AmbJohnBolton.
The new Africa strategy was approved by @POTUS yesterday and the administration "will begin executing (it) immediately," says @AmbJohnBolton.
New @realDonaldTrump administration's Africa strategy being unveiled at The Heritage Foundation by @AmbJohnBolton.
2 day ago
Dozens of people were killed in an armed attack near Mali's border with Niger
Police foils suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri
AQIM AlQaeda supports the protestors in France and denies the death of Kouffa Macina4 day ago
AQIM AlQaeda supports the protestors in France and denies the death of Kouffa Macina
Following pan-Arab exercises, Egypt hosts Sudan, Nigeria, and Burkina Faso for joint Africa CT and hostage rescue training
EU, France announce 1.3bn euros ($1.5bn) aid for African Sahel region in anti-terrorism effort
Nigerian court orders arrest of former minister1 week ago
Nigerian court orders arrest of former minister
Nigeria's Buhari denies dying and being replaced by lookalike
2 week ago
Burkina Faso: Explosion of an artisanal machine kills 5 people in the east of the country
2 week ago
The US military conducted "a precision airstrike" near Al Uwaynat, Libya, Thursday, killing 11 al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) "militants" and destroying 3 vehicles, according to @USAfricaCommand
Burkina Faso: Unknown gunmen carried out an incursion on Sunday night into the village of Ira, Kossi Province, abducting an imam, a muezzin and seven other individuals
ISIS spread an original infographic on Massive losses inflicted upon the Nigerian army by IS from Nov 16 to Nov 202 week ago
It's propaganda
ISIS spread an original infographic on "Massive losses inflicted upon the Nigerian army by IS from Nov 16 to Nov 20"
Amadou Koufa, a senior jihadist of Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin in Mali, has allegedly been killed.
3 week ago
Burkina Faso-CIV-Ghana: Final outcome of week-long joint operation, 150 suspected criminals (15 on Burkinabe territory) arrested, some equipment and contraband seized..
3 week ago
Niger: 16 young girls reportedly abducted last night by presumed ISWAP militants in the villages of Blahardé and Bagué (Toumour), Diffa Region
3 week ago
Terrorist attack in Niger targeting a French company: 8 dead and 5 wounded.
3 week ago
Seven employees of French mining firm FORACO and a local official were shot dead when their site was attacked by gunmen in southeastern Niger, the company says
After Paris yesterday, the FIDH and the AMDH presented today in Bamako a report on the center of Mali. Useful work that is based in particular on interviews with 35 victims, 2 repentants of a terrorist group and members of community militias.
Burkina Faso: The college in Kodjena, Gnagna Province closed down amid militant threats, indications that schools in the surrounding areas are in the process of doing the same
3 week ago
NDjamena used military aircraft in Tibesti, near the Libyan border, before sending in ground troops, leaving an unknown number of civilians dead.
ISIS claims killing 42 Nigerian Army and seized 4 tanks in two different attacks in Chad Lake area and near Maiduguri in last three days
Egypt's Defense Minster inspects Sahel-Saharan counter terrorism center in Cairo.
3 week ago
Mali: The village of Guiwagou near Bankass, Mopti Region attacked this morning by Dogon militiamen
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