Military history of Africa
The military history of Africa is one of the oldest military histories in the world. Africa is a continent of many regions with diverse populations speaking hundreds of different languages and practic...
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IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
October 3-Never Before Seen Video Of Black Hawk Down Emerges
Two Black Hawk helicopters were shot out of the sky in Somalia exactly 23 years ago in the Battle of Mogadishu, leading to the deaths of 18 Americans and thousands of Somalis.
Rampaging South Sudan Troops Raped Foreigners, Killed Local
The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice.
WWI: The Tragic Moment A Man Was Ordered To Kill His Best Friend
Private Jimmy Smith joined the British army to fight and protect his country. But after fighting gallantly at Gallipoli Campaign in 1915 and the Battle of the Somme during the First World War, his own...
Alexander the Great - Ancient History
Alexander the Great recognized as one of history's greatest military leaders subdued the Persia Empire and spread Greek Culture to the Near East and Mesopotamia.
2015 Cesar Awards: The Winners List
Timbuktu swept while Marion Cotillard wept at France's top awards Friday night.
More than 2000 migrants from Libya rescued by Italian coastguard
Coastguard threatened by gun-wielding men who took one of the boats migrants were travelling in
Military of ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt was an ancient civilization of eastern North Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the modern country of Egypt. The civilization coalesced around ...
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Punic Wars
The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC. At the time, they were probably the largest wars that had ever taken place. The term Punic comes from...
Punic Wars - Wikipedia
Muslim conquest of the Maghreb
The Muslim conquest of North Africa continued the century of rapid Arab Muslim military expansion following the death of Muhammad in 632 AD. By 642, the Arabs controlled Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria, ...
Military history of the Mali Empire
The military history of the Mali Empire is that of the armed forces of the Mali Empire, which dominated Western Africa from the mid 13th to the late 15th century. The military culture of the empire’s...
Military history of the Mali Empire - Wikipedia
African theatre of World War I
The African Theatre of World War I describes campaigns in north Africa instigated by the German and Ottoman empires, local rebellions against European colonial rule and Allied campaigns against the Ge...
African theatre of World War I - Wikipedia
North African Campaign
During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Cam...
North African Campaign - Wikipedia
Military history of Ethiopia
The military history of Ethiopia dates back to the formation of the modern nation in 980 BC. Ethiopia has been involved in most major conflicts in the African region.
From 1895 to 1896, the First ...
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Military history of Libya
The Military History of Libya covers the period from the ancient era to the modern age.
In ancient times, the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, the armies of Alexander the Great and his Ptolemaic suc...
Military history of Libya - Wikipedia
Military history of Morocco
The military history of Morocco covers a vast time period and complex events. It interacts with multiple military events in a vast area containing North Africa and the Iberian peninsula.
Just afte...
Military history of Morocco - Wikipedia
Military history of South Africa
The military history of South Africa chronicles a vast time period and complex events from the dawn of history until the present time. It covers civil wars and wars of aggression and of self-defence b...
Military history of South Africa - Wikipedia
Military history of Zimbabwe
The military history of Zimbabwe chronicles a vast time period and complex events from the dawn of history until the present time. It covers invasions of native peoples of Africa (Shona and Ndebele),...
Military history of Zimbabwe - Wikipedia
Battle of South Mogadishu (2009)
The Battle of South Mogadishu occurred in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on February 24, 2009. A campaign fought as part of the War in Somalia (2009–), it left at least 87 people dead and 90 more inj...
Battle of South Mogadishu (2009) - Wikipedia
Bloody Sunday (1900)
Bloody Sunday of February 18, 1900, was a day of high Imperial casualties in the Second Boer War.It occurred on the first day of the Battle of Paardeberg. A combined British-Canadian force of 6,000 fi...
Rungu (weapon)
A rungu (Swahili, plural marungu) is a wooden throwing club or baton bearing special symbolism and significance in certain East African tribal cultures. It is especially associated with Maasai morans...
Rungu (weapon) - Wikipedia
Siege of Monrovia
The Siege of Monrovia, which occurred in Monrovia, Liberia between July 18 and August 14, 2003, was a major military confrontation between the Armed Forces of Liberia and LURD rebels during the Second...
Rampaging South Sudan Troops Raped Foreigners, Killed Local
The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice.
WWI: The Tragic Moment A Man Was Ordered To Kill His Best Friend
Private Jimmy Smith joined the British army to fight and protect his country. But after fighting gallantly at Gallipoli Campaign in 1915 and the Battle of the Somme during the First World War, his own...
Battle of Ferkeh
The Battle of Ferkeh (or Firket) occurred during the Mahdist War when an army of the Mahdist Sudanese was surprised and wiped out by the British and Egyptian forces under Sir Herbert Kitchener on 7 Ju...
Botan Ise Alin
Mohamed Botan (Somali: Bootaan Ciise Caalin) was a Somali rebel leader, formerly based in Mogadishu, and a former member of the Somali Transitional Government, in which he was minister for the dis...
Egypt-Libya Campaign
The Egypt–Libya Campaign is the name used by the United States military for the US contribution to the Allied Western Desert Campaign, during World War II. From 1942, U.S. forces assisted the British ...