Niger's President Mohamed Bazoum granted an interview to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman and RFI's Christophe Boisbouvier on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Bazoum expressed concern about the worsening security situation in Mali and the jihadist threat hanging over the Malian town of Ménaka in the wake of France's military withdrawal.
31 Mar 2022
A member of the jihadist "Islamic State's" (IS) notorious four-member "Beatles" cell stands accused of kidnapping and murder. Two other members are in US and Turkish prisons, the fourth was killed by a US drone.
8 Dec 2021
A group with alleged ties to the "Islamic State" has "enslaved and sexually abused" hundreds of women and girls in Mozambique over the past three years, Human Rights Watch said.
21 Aug 2021
Militants have killed almost 50 people from a convoy of civilians and soldiers in northern Burkina Faso. The sub-Saharan region has been plagued by Islamist violence.
27 Jul 2021
At least 30 jihadists have been killed by Rwandan forces who were deployed to Mozambique. Rwanda is just one of several countries that sent troops to the country after a recent uptick in activity by Shabaab Islamist militants. Also, Tunisia has received foreign aid to help battle Covid-19. The country's hospitals are overwhelmed and running out of oxygen. Finally, FRANCE 24 speaks to Christine Amisi, one of Africa's top doctors in efforts to help rape survivors.
6 Apr 2021
South Africa has deployed troops in Mozambique following a jihadist attack on the northern town of Palma. This comes as French energy giant Total withdraws all staff from the region.
3 Feb 2021
Residents of the northeastern Nigerian city Maiduguri have been struggling with a power blackout for a week after jihadists blew up supply lines, causing significant disruption.
2,663 inmates in Lagos Correction centres in 2020 are awaiting trial –DPP, Former Minister Martins-Kuye dies at 78
17 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.
18 Dec 2020
Families of more than 300 kidnapped Nigerian schoolboys worried that time was running out to find the children, as security forces continued the hunt on Wednesday for armed captors possibly from the jihadist Boko Haram movement.
7 Dec 2020
In 2010, Boko Haram's insurgency climbed to its peak and the group was called the world's deadliest terrorist group, considering the number of attacks it launched and the people it killed. Here are 10 times both jihadist groups have massacred Nigerians in 2020.
21 Nov 2020
"It feels like the closing of a five-year long chapter in our lives," says Alek Skarlatos, one of three Americans who, along with a French-American, Mark Moogalian, helped foil a terror attack on a French high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris in August 2015. The trial of Ayoub El Khazzani, the perpetrator of the failed attack, opened Monday in Paris.