The African Jotter

Explosions and Gunfire Heard in Kenyan Capital Nairobi

Two explosions and gunfire were heard at an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya‘s capital, on Tuesday…

Cameroon gov’t says Anglophone separatists killed 81 officers, seeks $21m emergency aid

Anglophone separatists in Cameroon have killed 81 members of the security forces and more than 100…

French, Malian troops kill 30 insurgents in Mali gun battle

French and Malian troops killed about 30 Islamist insurgents during a gunbattle in a region near…

Amnesty International: Nigerian security lapses helped schoolgirls’ abduction

Nigerian security forces were warned about the presence of Boko Haram fighters near the town of…

Group Affiliated With Al Qaeda Take Responsibility For Burkina Faso Attack

A militant jihadist group with links to al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for Friday’s deadly attacks…