Islamist Militants

Cameroon yet to release 30 Nigerians detained for alleged links to Boko Haram

Jude Johnson The Cameroonian authorities are yet to release 30 Nigerians detained for more than week over their alleged links to the Boko Haram terrorists. Nigerians who reportedly crossed the border on Saturday, April 13, 2019, on suspicion of links to Boko Haram Islamist militants. Police say the group of mainly women and children did…

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Jihadists violence triggers ‘unprecedented’ crisis in Burkina Faso

‘The country has never had to deal with such massive displacement’ Philip Kleinfeld Attacks by Islamist militants, military operations, and waves of inter-communal violence have left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced since January in the West African nation of Burkina Faso, triggering an “unprecedented” humanitarian crisis that has caught many by surprise. Homegrown…

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15 Fulanis killed in ethnic attack on Malian village

  Fifteen civilians from the Fulani community were killed last week when armed men from a rival ethnic group attacked their village in central Mali, a regional governor said on Saturday. Communal violence in the West African country has killed hundreds of civilians and displaced thousands this year, compounding a dire security situation in the…

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