Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:21
As a result of the massive level of illiteracy in Borno, uneducated youths have been brainwashed into joining the insurgency.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 06:10
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to retired Gen. Carter Ham, former head of U.S. Africa Command, about U.S. military efforts to counter jihadist groups in Africa.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 07:46
#3: Counter-terrorism campaigns in the Sahel prioritize security and not politics.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 06:38
A suspected drone targeted a base belonging to al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab insurgents in southern Somalia, killing at least five fighters, police and residents said on Sunday. It was not known who was behind the aerial strike but the United States has in the past targeted al Shabaab fighters.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 06:16
The Pentagon has stepped up operations in Africa in recent years, insisting that a greater U.S. military presence is necessary to help counter threats from militants such as those who took hostages at a hotel in Mali.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:49
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday said it had degraded Boko Haram terrorists' logistics, vehicle workshop and a weapon storage facility after successful interdiction missions on their Sambisa forest hideout.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:46
The terrorists also captured a T-72 tank as well as several artillery weapons from the unit.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:22
U.S. Special Forces are assisting in rescue efforts amid an attack at a luxury hotel in Mali, CNN reported on Friday.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:13
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says his government never awarded any contract in the range of $2 billion dollars.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:33
Nigerian troops were denied weapons to fight Boko Haram and thousands of lives were lost because of rampant fraud in the procurement process, President Muhammadu Buhari has alleged.