Uganda Set To Pull Forces From South Sudan

Troops of the Uganda’s army is set to leave neighbouring South Sudan by next month, as revealed by the head of the country’s armed forces Monday. “The boys are coming home. We will be out by the first week of November,” General Katumba Wamala told reporters in the capital Kampala. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni deployed […]

We’re Winning War Against Boko Haram-FG

The Nigerian Government has said that the country is winning the war against Boko Haram. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Aliyu Ismaila, told journalists at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York, that despite the isolated violence being witnessed in some parts of the country, Nigeria is indeed winning the war against […]

Nigerian Army Nab Boko Haram Commander, Rescue 241 Hostages

The Nigerian Army authorities disclosed on Wednesday that the Special Forces prosecuting the war on terror have arrested on Bulama Modu, a Boko Haram Commander who’s long wanted by security agencies. The operations yielded more dividend as another 241 hostages particularly women and children were rescued from the Boko Haram enclave. A statement signed by […]

Burkina Faso Coup: Soldiers Kill Three Protesters, Injure Sixty

No fewer than three people have been killed and 60 injured during street clashes in Burkina Faso’s capital as protesters demonstrated against a military coup, a senior source in the main hospital has said. It was gathered that soldiers fired warning shots on Thursday to disperse crowds gathering in the streets of Ouagadougou, who responded […]

Gilbert Diendere Named Head Of New Junta In Burkina Faso

A Burkina Faso general, who served as top military aide to former dictator, Blaise Compaore, for three decades has been named Thursday as the leader of a coup that dissolved the West African nation’s interim government. A former chief-of-staff to Mr. Compaore, Gilbert Diendere was named the head of the new junta called the National […]

Burkina Faso: UN, AU, Others Call For Immediate Release Of PM

The Economic Community of West African States, African Union and United Nations, who jointly chaired the International Follow-up and Support Group for the Transition in Burkina Faso, have expressed their dissatisfaction over the abduction by the presidential guards, of the President of Burkina Faso, Michel Kafando, the Prime Minister, Yacouba Zida, and transitional Ministers. They […]