BurkinaFaso: Yesterday's attack against gendarmes escorting mining company employees on the axis Ougarou - Boungou, Gourma Province was not just an IED, but a complex attack initiated by IED detonation followed by small arms fire (communiqué @sigbf)

Map. History of Sahel conflict

19 August 2018
Polls have been closed and counting has began in Mali's presidential run-off. The incumbent, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, is the favourite to win6 day ago
Polls have been closed and counting has began in Mali's presidential run-off. The incumbent, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, is the favourite to win
Alleged jihadists assassinate the president of an electoral college during the second round of the presidential elections in Mali
6 day ago
Police foil attack on Zamfara market, arrest suspects
Mali: Poll workers reportedly killed in Fittouga, Niafunké, Tombouctou Region
BurkinaFaso: Yesterday's attack against gendarmes escorting mining company employees on the axis Ougarou - Boungou, Gourma Province was not just an IED, but a complex attack initiated by IED detonation followed by small arms fire (communiqué @sigbf)6 day ago
BurkinaFaso: Yesterday's attack against gendarmes escorting mining company employees on the axis Ougarou - Boungou, Gourma Province was not just an IED, but a complex attack initiated by IED detonation followed by small arms fire (communiqué @sigbf)
Drones at Niger's Diori Hamani International Airport
Estonian Defence Forces contingent has arrived in Mali to participate in operation Barkhane to support France and make Sahel more secure
1 week ago
Authorities say at least 22 people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding
1 week ago
Mali: Al-Mourabitoun commander and associates killed amidst Barkhane operation near Tabankort
Nigeria security forces block the entrance of the parliament for unknown reasons: Reuters
2 week ago
Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet Destroys Boko Haram Terrorists Hideout At Daban Masara
Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet Destroys Boko Haram Terrorists Hideout At Daban Masara
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita will face opposition figure Soumaila Cisse in a runoff on August 12 after neither secured more than 50 percent in the first round of the presidential election - their faceoff is a repeat of 2013 ballot
Mali election second round between incumbent and opposition chief, says official
Third candidate claims place in Mali election run-off
Mali poll will go to run-off with Cisse and President Keita: opposition
Al Qaeda's Sahara branch claims attack on Mali polling station
Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations: government
U.S. confirms deployment of armed drones in Niger
Al Qaeda unit claims mortar attack that disrupted north Mali poll
Mali: The village chief of Souaraka Sinko near Dogofry, assassinated this morning
Gao: Soumaila Cissé winning in the voting centres of the 6th district, 5th district, 7th district. The rest is not available
Timbuktu: No elections were held in Ber despite the presence of UN forces (Minusma) and the Movement Coordination of Azawad (CMA).
Central Mali airport hit by shelling days before election
At least 11 killed following a suicide attack on a local mosque in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno early Monday, local residents said.3 week ago
At least 11 killed following a suicide attack on a local mosque in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno early Monday, local residents said.
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region kill 18 people, wound two and kidnap 10 women in a village south of Daboua, Chad military source says4 week ago
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region kill 18 people, wound two and kidnap 10 women in a village south of Daboua, Chad military source says
4 week ago
Violence in Mali: In the last 24hrs GATIA attacked by suspected ISGS militants in Ménaka region on the borders with Niger, a civilian vehicle struck an IED in Kidal Region, while JNIM militants clashed with Malian forces in Boni, Mopti Region. Sahel
1 month ago
Nigerian police said on Wednesday that eight suspected members of militant group Boko Haram they had arrested had confessed to involvement in the 2014 abduction of some 270 girls from the northeastern village of Chibok
1 month ago
Gunmen kill 14 civilians in northeast Mali village
1 month ago
Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the country's northeast. The militants invaded a base holding more than 700 soldiers in Yobe state -- where they abducted over 100 girls from a school earlier this year -- in an hours-long onslaught Saturday night, a military source told AFP on condition of anonymity.
1 month ago
Mali: A new massacre in the Meneka region where 12 civilians from the Iboghilitane community were killed by armed men, today 15 July in Injangalane, a locality located about 60 km west of the city of Meneka, on the axis of Ansongo
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