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Togo suffers its first deadly jihadist assault

While Togo suffered its first ever jihadist attack in Nov. 2021, yesterday’s large assault represents the first loss of life from such violence in the small West African state. At least 8 Togolese troops were killed and 13 others wounded in an attack on a base and subsequent IED blast.


Goodluck Jonathan: Nothing is more important than bringing home Nigeria’s missing girls

African Union

Africa: AU Member States’ Reluctance to Transform State Broadcaster Undermines Good Governance


East Africa: Maritime Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in 7 Years, Reports IMB


French residents and tourists were warned by the French Foreign Ministry to be on “high alert” for possible attacks or kidnappings, especially in the northeast near Nigeria. The advisory said the French-led intervention in Mali could trigger retaliation against citizens of France as well as nations supporting the ECOWAS intervention force.


African troops bound for Mali as France battles militants


Dozens of ships fleeing Benin waters due to piracy: navy


In West Africa, Some Heroes of the Ballot Box Have a Tenuous Grip on Power