Latest "africa" stories
Niger’s junta told a top U.S. diplomat they would kill deposed President Mohamed Bazoum if countries attempted military intervention to restore his rule.
By Sam Mednick
Counter-terrorism experts say Africa is now the world’s terrorism hot spot, with half of the victims killed last year in sub-Saharan Africa.
By Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press
Soldiers from several African countries are being trained in counter-insurgency tactics as part of the annual U.S.-led exercise known as Flintlock.
By Sam Mednick, AP
The U.S. believes the Russian private military company has 50,000 personnel fighting in Ukraine, including 10,000 contractors and 40,000 convicts.
America’s top commander for Africa said Thursday he personally urged Mali’s ruling military junta not to invite in Russian mercenaries the Wagner Group before it did just that.
By Joe Gould