Tag: militants

Somali president shakes up security agencies, urges militants’ surrender

Somalia's president replaced his security chiefs on Thursday and called on al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab insurgents to surrender within 60 days in return for education and jobs.

Ivory Coast rescinds port security measures, attack threat unfounded

Ivory Coast rescinded an order on Sunday to increase security at its two main ports after determining that an earlier reported threat of terrorism was unfounded, according to a document seen by...

U.N. peacekeepers & not just militants, occupied schools in CAR

Thomson Reuters Foundation Armed groups and even United Nations peacekeepers have occupied schools or set up bases nearby in the Central African Republic, preventing countless pupils across the conflict-torn from receiving an education,...

Anger at military threatens Nigerian oil truce

The death of Chief Thomas Ekpemupolo, the father of a fugitive former militant leader, could rekindle hostilities and end the ceasefire.