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Trial opens over Charlie Hebdo terror attacks that stunned France

14 people accused of helping jihadist gunmen storm the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket went on trial on Wednesday, five years after three days of terror sent shock waves through France

The insurgency in northern Mozambique has got worse. Why?

Mozambique needs to restructure its defence force and build an alliance with its neighbour Tanzania in preparation for a drawn-out struggle against ‘jihadists’

The risk of jihadist contagion in West Africa

Faced with jihadist breakthrough in Burkina Faso, neighbouring states in the Gulf of Guinea increasingly fear attacks in their own territories

Mali’s security crisis: A cycle of exploitation and corruption

The latest massacre of Fulani villagers in central Mali has highlighted the dramatic collapse of a once peaceful state

Kenyatta announces end to al-Shabab attack in Nairobi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the nation to remain calm following a 20-hour siege at the DusitD2 hotel complex

Egypt kills 40 ‘terrorists’ in crackdown after Giza attack

A security source said the raids took place early Saturday morning, hours after Friday evening's roadside bombing

Mali in presidential runoff in shadow of security crisis

After the July 29 first-round vote the pool of candidates was reduced from 24 to two

Counting under way after Mali’s violence-marred poll

Not a single ballot was cast at 716 of the polling stations in two regions following threats and attacks by armed groups

Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages

More than 1,000 people held captive by the militant group Boko Haram have been freed, according to Nigeria's military

Imam vows to return to massacre mosque

At least 305 worshippers were killed and the surviving imam is keeping the faith

Two dead in jihadist attack on tourist resort in Bamako

About 20 hostages freed by special forces

Holocaust director hails jihadi doccie

Documentary depicts life among jihadi groups

Cape Town teen caught trying to join Isis

The girl was planning to leave the country with the intention of joining Isis and had been actively engaged with social media networks.

Two killed, several taken hostage in Paris grocery store

Official sources say that two people were killed and more - at least five - taken hostage by a gunman at a grocery store in Paris.

Jihadists, Libya army clashes leave dead soldiers

A battle in which at least five soldiers have died has been sparked by clashes between a Jihadist group and Libyan special forces, says the army.

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Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

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