12 days ago
He was charged along with two other men in December 2009 with agreeing to transport cocaine through West Africa in an effort to support al-Qaida and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
16 days ago
The United States is for the first time offering rewards for tips on the whereabouts of the leaders of four West African terrorist groups.
24 days ago
"Insufficient night vision capabilities and radio communications with the Malian army for coordination," are among the issues, the report turned in to the head of the African-led mission in Mali...
31 days ago
Umunna said that while West Africa's high growth rate is well-known, he was struck by just how different Nigeria seemed today compared to his last visit, which occurred during a time of military...
37 days ago
The shipment was bound for Gambia in West Africa, said authorities.
107 days ago
He also will meet Monday with the commander of the African-led intervention force and the deputy commander of the European Union training mission to the Malian armed forces.
111 days ago
Three French officials say French forces will remain in the West African country of Mali at least until July amid fiercer-than-expected resistance from Islamic extremists, despite official...
126 days ago
Mali, at the crossroads of Arab North Africa and black West Africa, tends to be one of too many places in the world where we Americans remain blissfully ignorant until a military or other emergency.
135 days ago
Topics will include deploying African troops to Mali, where French forces, with Malian military help, are trying to wrest control of the country's vast northern part from jihadists.
139 days ago
"Left unchecked, illegal drug trafficking could compromise the encouraging progress that West African nations have made in strengthening democracy and promoting human and economic development.
141 days ago
African nations like Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Gambia and others lined up with developed countries like the United States, Japan, Germany and the U.K. in pledging funds to the military effort in Mali.
143 days ago
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union said in a statement Saturday that it wanted "the early operationalization of the African Standby Force" in Mali.
149 days ago
Human Rights Watch says the ultranationalist group that Ble Goude headed killed hundreds of Ivorians and West African immigrants during the conflict.
151 days ago
France's unilateral move on Jan. 11 to intervene in Mali has put both European and African contributors to a long-planned, U.N.-backed stabilization effort for Mali on a faster track.
153 days ago
Insurgents were gaining ground and pushing closer to Mali's capital, Bamako, in the last week and nearby African countries were still unable to work out a deal for a local intervention.
166 days ago
In Central African Republic, neighboring nations have a mandate to help stabilize the region between rebel-held towns and the part of the country that is under government control.