Gabon soldiers seize state radio in apparent coup attempt
Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday (January 7), seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, who is recovering from a stroke in Morocco.
Shehu Usman Shagari (GCFR) 1925 - 2018
Former Nigerian president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, has died at 93. Shagari was the first president of Nigeria's Second Republic (1979–1983), after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo's military government.
U.S. crackdown on Saudi over Yemen war being debated in senate
The U.S. Senate has begun to discuss measures to end support for Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen.
Senate Army committee under-fire over Boko Haram murder of soldier
Last week Thursday, the Senate shut its self down after about one and half hours of expressions of grief and sorrows over the overrunning of military base in Metele, Borno state, by Boko Haram insurgents penultimate Sunday which left scores of soldiers and some officers dead.
Reps wade into Rivers' military extrajudicial killings
Reps wade into Rivers' military extrajudicial killings.
Indonesian military brings help to quake zone, evacuates survivors
Indonesia's military raced to deliver aid packages to the residents of Sulawesi island on Wednesday (October 8) after a devastating earthquake and tsunami five days ago.
A victim of Turkey's sweeping post-coup purge speaks out
After a failed 2016 coup, Turkey purged its military of thousands of soldiers. Military officers working at NATO headquarters in Brussels were recalled to Ankara for questioning and some arrested. DW meets a Turkish officer caught up in the purge.
Abacha loot: Nigerian govt. should consult National Assembly on utilisation of funds
The House of Representatives Wednesday resolved to investigate the value of all funds recovered from foreign accounts operated by late military head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha from 1998 till date.