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Armed robber nabbed in Tema

The Tema Regional Police Command has arrested a 25-year old suspected armed robber, Musah Adam alias Adams, at his hideout in Tema. The suspect had...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somalia PM appoints committee to resolve recent armed clashes

Somalia's Prime Minister Mohamed Roble on Tuesday appointed an 11-member technical committee to resolve the recent armed clashes between the government and pro-opposition forces...
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Security beefed up in northeastern Uganda to curb armed cattle rustling

The Ugandan military on Monday said it has heightened security in the northeastern part of the country following the resurgence of armed cattle rustling. ...

14 bodies recovered from mass graves in Libya’s Tarhuna

Libyan authorities on Thursday said that 14 unidentified bodies were recovered from mass graves in the city of Tarhuna, some 90 km south of...
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At least 20 Ethiopians killed in armed attack

An armed attack in Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz regional state has killed at least 20 civilians, an Ethiopian official said on Friday. Demlew...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

China issues white paper on its armed forces’ participation in UN peacekeeping operations

China on Friday released a white paper on the participation of the country's armed forces in the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations. ...

Nigerian troops kill armed bandits in northern state

Airstrikes by Nigerian troops have destroyed two camps of armed groups inside Kuduru and Kwaimbana forests in the northern state of Kaduna and killed...
Soldiers looks at burnt house on February 4, 2016 during a visit to the village of Dalori village, some 12 kilometres from Borno state capital Maiduguri, northeastern Nigeria, after an attack by Boko Haram insurgents on the village left at least 85 people dead on January 30, 2016. At least 85 people died when Boko Haram insurgents stormed and torched a village on January 30 near the restive northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a state commissioner said on February 1, 2016. Boko Haram, which seeks a hardline Islamic state in northern Nigeria, has killed some 17,000 people and forced more than 2.6 million others to flee their homes since 2009. / AFP / STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

11 killed by armed people in Burundi – official

A group of armed people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) killed 11 citizens on Monday in Rumonge province, southwest Burundi, a...
Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

UNSMIL “dismayed” by armed group halting elections in Libya’s Traghen

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday said it was dismayed by an armed group affiliated to the eastern-based army...
Nigerian police

6 killed as armed group, security clash in South East Nigeria

The Nigerian police on Monday confirmed six people were killed following a clash between a local rebel group and security operatives in the country's...

Mozambican police reinforce operation in areas under armed attacks

Mozambican police announced Wednesday that defense and security forces have been deployed in the northern and central regions where deadly attacks were recently reported. ...
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Cameroon: 12 armed rebels release weapons battle weary Anglophone region

Cameroon's National Committee on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (NCDDR) said Wednesday that at least 12 armed separatists fighting to create a nation in Cameroon's...
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Ghana Armed Forces to Undergo Transformational Phase

Ghana's Minister for Defense Dominic Nitiwul on Thursday said the government would retool the security agencies, particularly the Armed Forces, to be adequately prepared...
File Photo: President Muhammadu Buhari inspecting the Guards of honour.

Buhari urges Nigerians to honour military veterans through care, support

President Muhammadu Buhari used his address at the Armed Forces remembrance day Emblem and Appeal launch to commend service members throughout the nation’s...

Committees urged to abide by all procurement procedures

Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Defence Minister, has called on the entity tender committees of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and the Ministry of Defence to...

Lets Rid Our City Off Armed Motor Bike Criminals

Personnel of the Ghana Police Service and other security personnel on government payroll are by law responsible for the arrest of wrong doers...

Dr. Mensah Traders Appeal to A/R Police Commander for Men

Traders at Dr. Mensah in the Ashanti region are complaining bitterly about how armed robbers are terrorizing them and their customers in the area. The...

Trader Gets 10 Years For Robbery

An Accra Circuit Court on Monday sentenced one Prince Kotey, a trader to 10 years imprisonment in hard labour for robbery and causing harm...

Police Retrieves GH¢580,000 From Two Armed Robbers

file image The Ashanti Regional Police Command has retrieved an amount of five hundred and eighty thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢580, 000.00) belonging to the Asankare...

Man Bravely Takes Down Four Armed Robbers in Eastern Region

file photo A man in Koforidua Asokore in the Eastern region displayed tenacious bravado during night armed robbery attack. The 33-year old Christian Tetteh, battled the...

South Africa Airport Heist: Armed Robbers Dressed As Police

Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg international airport in South Africa, reports say.The thieves are said to have...

Robbery Gang Put Before Court

A member of a robbery gang that attacked a drinking spot – “Janet and Sons” at Krofrom in Kumasi, was on Tuesday put before...
Politics GAF Appointments

Nana Addo Retains Air Force And Navy Chiefs

President Nana Ado Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday named a new Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), a new Army Chief and in an unexpected...
Cadets display on Patron’s feast day

Saint Mary’s Boys Wins Drilling Competition

The Saint Mary's Boys School in Apowa in the Ahanta West District, has for the third time emerged winners of the annual drilling competition...

Russia begins to withdraw armed forces in Syria

Russia began a phaseout of its military presence in Syria on Friday, with the withdrawal of its aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov from the Mediterranean,...
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3 Alleged Armed Robbers In Police Grips

The Kraboa-Coaltar District Police Headquarters in the Eastern Region on Tuesday, arrested three alleged armed robbers, who are currently in custody for investigation. They are...
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Armed clashes continue in Myanmar’s northern state

The three armed groups are Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Ta'ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and Kokang's Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA). ...

Blind Teacher Slams Police After He Was Robbed

A blind teacher attacked by armed robbers at the Okuapeman Senior High School is accusing the police in the Eastern region of failing...

Nigerian Footballer Ogenyi Onazi Home Raided By Robbers

Four armed robbers on Monday attacked the Jos home of Nigerian midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi. According to a spokesman of the Nigerian men’s national...

Suspected highway robbers killed Kintampo Gonja Chief

Alhaji Abdul Aziz, the deceased, aged 67 according to Police reports, was travelling from Kintampo to Yeji in his private car in the company...