Tags : Islamist violence

Infographics: Mapping Areas Under Jihadist Control In Burkina Faso

On January 24, 2022, the military in Burkina Faso seized power and overthrew President Roch Kaboré on grounds of the deteriorating security situation in the country. In the televised address, the military cited Kaboré’s inability to unite the West African nation and effectively respond to Islamist insurgency and other brewing… You must be registered to […]Read More

Terrorist Group Claim Responsibility For Bombing In Uganda’s Capital

An Islamist extremist group, known as the “Islamic State” (IS) have claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in the heart of Uganda’s capital Kampala on Tuesday that killed several people and injured scores more. At least three civilians were killed and 33 others wounded in twin suicide bombings that took place within three minutes of each other on […]Read More

14 Soldiers Killed In Burkina Faso By Suspected Jihadists

The defence ministry has announced the gruesome killing of 14 military personnel in the country’s northern region plagued by Islamist violence. “The military detachment of Yirgou in the Centre-Nord region’s Barsalogho department was ‘the target of a terrorist attack’ around 0500 GMT on Monday”, Junior defence minister General Aime Barthelemy Simpore said. “Fourteen soldiers were […]Read More