Posted On 03 Mar 2014 By admin. Under al shabaab, Boko Haram, East Africa and Horn of africa, Lord's Resistance Army, North Africa, Southern Africa, United States, West Africa.
The US Military's Pivot to Africa, 2012-13/TomDispatch/Googl ... Read More
Posted On 24 Mar 2012 By admin. Under al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb, Boko Haram, North Africa, West Africa.
Terrorism Africa News In a statement to the Mauritian news agency, ANI, and posted on Internet forums, al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), said it was holding a German national, Edgar Fritz Raupach, hostage. There was indication in the statement were Raupach was being held. According to a Nigerian security source ... Read More
At least 800 Tuareg tribesmen who were hired, trained and armed by Muammar Gaddafi to fight his own people in Libya, have returned to the Sahel states of Niger and Mali in recent months. Al Jazeera's correspondent May Welch says that they number into the "thousands and thousands." They have ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News Hamada Ould Mohamed Kheirou, presumed leader of the black African armed jihadist group that recent broke with AQIM threatened France through a video shown to a AFP journalist Tuesday. "We again declare war on France, which is hostile to the interests of Islam," Kheirou said in Arabic, wearing dark ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News New Terrorist Group According to an AFP report today, 22 Dec 2011, a terrorist calling themselves the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa, or MOJWA, claimed responsibility for the abduction of three European, two of them women, from Tindouf refuge camp in Algeria on October, 23rd. Until ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News The United States Africa Command sponsored website Magharebia reports that the Spanish government has been negotiating for some time with Mauritania, Algeria, and Mali to gain permission for Spanish ground forces to enter Mauritanian soil to fight against the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb ... Read More
Posted On 11 Nov 2011 By admin. Under East Africa and Horn of africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa.
Terrorism Africa News AU The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Jean Ping, today appointed Mr. Francisco Caetano Jose Madeira, from Mozambique, as his Special Representative in charge of Counter‐Terrorism Cooperation and, concurrently, as the Director of the Algiers‐based African Centre for the Study and Research on Terrorism ... Read More
Posted On 08 Oct 2011 By admin. Under East Africa and Horn of africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa.
Terrorist activity is definitely on the rise in Africa over the past three months. Here are the major events. In July, al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb detonated suicide bombs in outside government offices in to Algerian towns killing officials and civilians. In early September, Nigeria's, terrorist, thorn in the flesh, Boko Haram, ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News The Sahel region of North Africa continues to be engaged in a battle with the terrorist group Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Fresh bombings and skirmishes in the desert have occurred over the past fortnight. Early, Saturday, July 16, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in his car in ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News Sudan's President Bashir is reported to have made the offer to southern leader Salva Kiir at African Union talks in Ethiopia. The offer includes the northern troops pulling out of the the town of Abyei - a hotspot as South Sudan readies for independence in July. More than a ... Read More