Over 180 Kenyan soldiers killed during al-Shabab attack in Somalia

Over 180 Kenyan troops were killed when al-Shabab attacked their base last month, Somalia’s president has said. Kenya’s army has refuted that claim, but again refused to give its own casualty figures for the assault in the southern Somali base of el-Ade. The Islamist militant group said it had killed about 100 Kenyan troops. If… Read More Over 180 Kenyan soldiers killed during al-Shabab attack in Somalia

Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole pleads for 66 soldiers

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant Presidential pardon to the sixty-six soldiers whose death sentences were recently commuted to 10 years imprisonment by the Army Authorities for offences ranging from insubordination behavior to mutiny, among others. Governor Oshiomhole said that based on the strength of the recent… Read More Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole pleads for 66 soldiers

13 killed as gunmen attack salary convoy of civil servants, in Democratic Republic of Congo

Thirteen people have been killed in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attack on a convoy transporting some $40,000 (36,000 euros) in salaries for civil servants, Finance Minister Modeste Bahati said. The attack occurred on Sunday afternoon in the Uvira area of South Kivu. According to a military source and… Read More 13 killed as gunmen attack salary convoy of civil servants, in Democratic Republic of Congo