Six dead as unidentified gunmen raid military outpost in northern Cameroon

Unidentified attackers killed five Cameroonian soldiers and one civilian during a raid on a military outpost in the far north of the country, local authorities said on Tuesday, the second deadly raid in the area in the past week. An army post in the village of Zigue was attacked at around 9 p.m. (2000 GMT)… Read More Six dead as unidentified gunmen raid military outpost in northern Cameroon

At least six soldiers dead, four injured as Islamist insurgents attack outpost in northern Cameroon

At least six Cameroonian soldiers were killed and four wounded during an attack by Islamist insurgents on an army outpost in the far north of the country, state broadcaster CRTV said on Saturday. The attack is the deadliest in recent months in northern Cameroon, which alongside neighbouring Nigeria and Chad, has been battling the Boko… Read More At least six soldiers dead, four injured as Islamist insurgents attack outpost in northern Cameroon

Forty-five dead as gunmen attack town in northwest Nigeria

Militants killed at least 45 people in an attack on the town of Faru in northwest Nigeria, residents and a hospital worker said on Friday. Such violence has increasingly become a part of everyday life in the region, with the Nigerian government and security forces showing little ability to stem the deterioration of law and… Read More Forty-five dead as gunmen attack town in northwest Nigeria

Boko Haram fighters pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video

A group of fighters from Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram pledged allegiance to rivals the Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) weeks after the former group’s leader died, according to a video. The video fuels fears that ISWAP is consolidating control of the insurgency in northeastern Nigeria following the death of Boko Haram leader Abubakar… Read More Boko Haram fighters pledge allegiance to Islamic State in video