Six suspected members of the Islamic State group were arrested in Spain, Britain and Germany on Wednesday in an operation led by Spanish authorities investigating a jihadist recruiting network, the Spanish Interior Ministry said.
The Institute for Security Studies says now more than ever, Africa needs the help of the African Union (AU) and its partners in tackling security threats and other ongoing crises, particularly in the Sahel region and the Horn of Africa.
The governor of Democratic Republic of Congo's restive eastern province of Nord-Kivu urged the army on Wednesday to beef up operations against a spate of militia attacks there, saying all-out war may be imminent.
The South African Salvation Army is housing 220 victims of trafficking at one their centers in the Gauteng province after being rescued from a stand-alone house in South Africa’s capital city, Pretoria on Tuesday.
A team of Malawian legislators is next week joining their colleagues for a two day workshop on combating modern day slavery organised by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) UK to be held in Entebbe, Uganda.
A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransom ware that infected more than 300 000 computers last month.