No justification can redeem acts such as the Garissa massacre. Such clarity is a boon when it can be hard to sort freedom fighters from terrorists.
Thousands of people marched in Cameroon's capital to protest against Boko Haram's insurgency and support the Cameroon army's fight on the ground.
Virtual communities need to realise that the tweet can be more powerful than the bullet in this world of cyberterrorist realities.
Four African armies, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger are currently on the ground directly engaged in the fight against Boko Haram.
Lawlessness, government corruption and a range of financing methods make SA ideal for terrorism financing networks, and likely protect it from attack.
Chad has deployed 2 500 troops as part of a regional effort to take on the militant group, and the army says it has killed more than 200 insurgents.
Recordings on the AirAsia flight QZ8501's black box don't show any evidence of terrorist involvement in the crash that killed 162 people last month.
The continent's leaders have not shown enough commitment to combating the scourge.
The world is accused of "double-mindedness" when it comes to the crisis in the northeast.
Boko Haram's brutal attacks must spur the continent to action.
We saw that African lives were less important than those of Europeans. Yet what have we done as Africans for the world to see that we value our own?
There have been calls for the world to support those affected by Boko Haram in Nigeria, as they supported France after the attack on 'Charlie Hebdo'.
As we continue to reel from the horrific massacre in Paris, let us all be Charlie – a new byword for global solidarity against the tyranny of fear.
This is the first hostage taken from the US-led coalition battling Isis, but the group is divided over whether or not the plane was shot down by Isis.
African leaders reprimand the West, particularly France, for its intervention in Libya, which they say has left Africa rife with terrorism.
a law that promotes censorship and allows authorities to crack down on suspected terrorists, impeding on human rights, set to be passed in Kenya.
Fifty four Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death after refusing to report for duty in an operation against Boko Haram.
Five people fled a central Sydney cafe where a gunman is holding terrified hostages after displaying an Islamic flag at the window.