Recent ISIS WA captures from a Nigerien army base in Diffa, Niger. 7 vehicles were claimed, which is hard to verify but video may be correct. Note there appeared to be little resistance.

Map. History of Sahel conflict

1 June 2020
Recent ISIS WA captures from a Nigerien army base in Diffa, Niger. 7 vehicles were claimed, which is hard to verify but video may be correct.  Note there appeared to be little resistance.4 week ago
Recent ISIS WA captures from a Nigerien army base in Diffa, Niger. 7 vehicles were claimed, which is hard to verify but video may be correct. Note there appeared to be little resistance.
IS captured multiple technicals, including these 2 ZPU-2/KPV 14.5mm mounted on Toyotas.  The base looks reasonably large, not entirely sure how the lightly armed fighters (With a few technicals) took it over so easily with only 5 claimed casualties on the Nigerien army side.4 week ago
IS captured multiple technicals, including these 2 ZPU-2/KPV 14.5mm mounted on Toyotas. The base looks reasonably large, not entirely sure how the lightly armed fighters (With a few technicals) took it over so easily with only 5 claimed casualties on the Nigerien army side.
U.S. Repatriates over $311.7 Million in Assets to the Nigerian People that were Stolen by Former Nigerian Dictator and His Associates
French Presidency: A soldier was killed within the forces of the Foreign Legion during clashes in Mali, West Africa
4 week ago
Coronavirus: Nigeria reopens the main cities of Lagos and Abuja as the government gradually lifts the quarantine
4 week ago
ISWAP claims killing 17 & wounding 7 troops in double bombing targeting army facilities & vehicles ; destroying 3 military vehicles & capturing 2
4 week ago
ISIS claims killing and wounding 5 after launching an infantry style attack on an army post in Diffa, Niger near the border, from inside Nigeria ,the group claims that it has 'physical' territory in both countries now
4 week ago
COVID19 Responsible For Mysterious Deaths In Kano, Says PTF
The Élysée Palace announces the death of a wounded French Foreign Legion soldier on April 23 in Mali
Chad parliament outlaws death penalty for acts of terror
ISWAP issuing statements the third night in a row - an attack on a military base in Auno (several soldiers claimed killed and wounded, a 4x4 vehicle, weapons and ammunition captured) and two shelling attacks on bases - in Goniri (10 mortar shells) and Buni Yadi (4 Grad rockets)1 month ago
ISWAP issuing statements the third night in a row - an attack on a military base in Auno (several soldiers claimed killed and wounded, a 4x4 vehicle, weapons and ammunition captured) and two shelling attacks on bases - in Goniri (10 mortar shells) and Buni Yadi (4 Grad rockets)
Mali: AQIM issued a statement eulogizing commander Abu Yahya al-Jaza'iri, killed in an attack [at an unspecified location] on Malian army barracks, *possibly* the 6 April attack in Bamba, Bourem (Gao)1 month ago
Mali: AQIM issued a statement eulogizing commander "Abu Yahya al-Jaza'iri", killed in an attack [at an unspecified location] on Malian army barracks, *possibly* the 6 April attack in Bamba, Bourem (Gao)
Chad: rocket explosion in N'Djamena, the army will decide on the investigation
1 month ago
Nigeria: Farmer, 10 Others Arrested in Military Uniform in Lagos
Yesterday a Chad Air Force Su-25 accidentally fired an unguided rocket during maintenance, the rocket narrowly missed a French Air Force C-130 and hit a nearby house, killing 4 civilians
A shipment of ventilators & other essential medical supplies procured by the @UN_Nigeria to support the Govt's COVID19 response arrived at Namdi Azikwe Int'l airport today This consignment was handed over to @Fmohnigeria & PTF Members in Abuja by the UN Resident C'rdinator today
The @NCDCgov establishes COVID19 Test Centre at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in Kano, the State Gov't has said henceforth all samples of suspected cases of the pandemic will no longer be taken to Abuja for testing as the Centre will carry out the function
IS-West Africa militants claimed to have fired 10 heavy mortar rounds at a Nigerian military base in Goniri1 month ago
IS-West Africa militants claimed to have fired 10 heavy mortar rounds at a Nigerian military base in Goniri
1 month ago
20 Malian soldiers were killed in a militant attack
1 month ago
"Boko Haram" launched an attack in Cameroon, killing 7 people
Thursday evening battle at Kelkoua, bank of Lake Chad as Tchadian forces fire rockets and 12.5mm rounds on BokoHaram fighters from both flanks. Several BHT bunkers were discovered and destroyed1 month ago
Thursday evening battle at Kelkoua, bank of Lake Chad as Tchadian forces fire rockets and 12.5mm rounds on BokoHaram fighters from both flanks. Several BHT bunkers were discovered and destroyed
The French army announces the infection of 4 soldiers in West Africa with coronavirus
Hours before polls opened, Mali's first coronavirus death was announced, with the number of infections rising to 18
180 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Burkina Faso
Nigerian media: Director of the Nigerian Presidential Office infected with the Corona virus
2 new cases of COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in FCT and 1 in Bauchi. The cases have travel history to Germany and the UK.  As at 06:25 pm on 24th March, there are 44 confirmed cases of COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with 1 death2 month ago
2 new cases of COVID19 have been confirmed in Nigeria: 1 in FCT and 1 in Bauchi. The cases have travel history to Germany and the UK. As at 06:25 pm on 24th March, there are 44 confirmed cases of COVID19 in Nigeria. 2 have been discharged with 1 death
2 month ago
At least 70 Nigerian soldiers killed in jihadist ambush: military sources
Two attacks claimed yesterday by ISWAP - both in Baga, both targeting military 4x4 vehicles with IEDs, both claiming their damage and killing and wounding of the Nigerian soldiers2 month ago
Two attacks claimed yesterday by ISWAP - both in Baga, both targeting military 4x4 vehicles with IEDs, both claiming their damage and killing and wounding of the Nigerian soldiers
Mali: 30 soldiers killed in Tarkint base attack.  Attack in the town of Tarkint, north of the city of Gao, also left five troops wounded.2 month ago
Mali: 30 soldiers killed in Tarkint base attack. Attack in the town of Tarkint, north of the city of Gao, also left five troops wounded.
Burkina Faso has announced its first death from coronavirus, which is also the first known fatality in sub-Saharan Africa
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