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 US officials have confirmed that two aid workers held hostages by al-Shabaab since October 25th were free overnight. An elite US Navy Seal mission was dropped into Somalia to carry out the secrete and effective rescue. There was a firefight resulting in the killing of at least nine of ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News On Saturday, Boko Haram, Nigeria's ruthless terrorist group carried out a bloody, coordinated attack in Kano killing at least 150 people according to reports from BBC. Kano's nine million people are now under a 24 hour curfew to allow emergency personnel and security forces to deal with what ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News Recent arrests in Kenya have again brought to the fore that a growing number of Europeans and North Americans have traveled to Somalia to join al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group. This week alone Kenyan security forces arrested an American, a Britain and seven Europeans. Craig Baxam, 24, was ... Read More
Posted On 11 Jan 2012 By admin. Under al shabaab, Boko Haram, East Africa and Horn of africa, West Africa.
Terrorism Africa News It is possible that Nigeria and Somalia will each be divided into multiple countries during this decade or the next. I could not be surprised if it happens sooner than later. Each country is in the midst of violence that was primarily perpetrated by terrorist groups. In each ... Read More
Terrorism Africa News Reports out of southern Somalia are pointing to a division within the Somalian terrorist group al-Shabaab. Moallim Jinwa was fired as the al-Qaeda linked terrorist group's military leader on the weekend. His sacking has caused much confusion and movement of troops over the last couple of days. Troops loyal ... 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