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Suicide bomb kills 16, injures 20 in Somalia

At least 16 folks had been killed and 20 others injured when a feminine suicide bomber blew herself up at a restaurant in Beledwayne, the regional capital of Hiiraan province, police informed the Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa) on Saturday. The feminine bomber entered the restaurant, which is often visited by residents and authorities troopers, at lunchtime. "We have collected the bodies of 12 dead people, including the bomber himself," mentioned senior regional police officer Hassan Dhi'isow. he…

towards a new organization of the defense and security forces

Burkinabe's defense and security forces are reorganizing to better deal with attacks by armed groups. A new national security strategy will soon be implemented, according to Brigadier General Aimé Barthelemy Simporé, Minister of Defense. as reported from Ouagadougou,Yaya BoudaniReorganization of ground forces, territorial…

The weapons used in the Sahel come from Europe, according to a

Where do the weapons used by armed groups in the Sahel come from? A study published on Monday, August 23 by the NGO Amnesty International reveals that the Sahel branch of the Islamic State and JNIM linked to al-Qaeda use weapons for European production and in particular Serbian. Amnesty also points out that they are used by pro-government militias and refers to illegal armed groups for these groups.…

why are terrorists targeting Arbinda more?

The terrorist attack on Wednesday, August 18, in which 80 people died, took place in the northern part of the country on the Gorgadji-Abinda axis, an area that has been difficult to access since 2019 and regularly targeted by terrorist groups. Why is this area so targeted? To understand this, RFI contacted this expert…

Chad withdraws 600 troops from G5 Sahel force

Chad announced this Saturday, August 21, that it had withdrawn half of its troops deployed in February within the G5 Sahel's anti-jihadist force in the so-called "three borders" area, the border areas of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. An announcement by the Chadian government spokesman Abderaman Koulamallah, which minimizes this withdrawal.…

Tillabéri deputies challenge the authorities

Deputies from the Tillabéri region of Niger - 18 signatories out of a total of 26 - are challenging the country's authorities in a statement on the security situation in this part of the country. In the course of a month, 98 civilians and 19 gendarmes were killed in three of the six departments in the region, elected officials…

Ganaba Ib, the face of the victims of the attack on

Emotions are still high in Burkina Faso, following the attack on Wednesday, August 18, which left 80 victims, 65 civilians and 15 gendarmes in the north of the country. The story of a 19-year-old young man, Ganaba Ib, particularly touched the country and became the face of the victims of this attack, he visited his cousin in Djibo, then Dori and used the convoy escorted by the army. to visit his family…

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