List of conflicts in Africa

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This is a list of conflicts in Africa arranged by country, both on the continent and associated islands, including wars between African nations, civil wars, and wars involving non-African nations that took place within Africa. It encompasses colonial wars, wars of independence, secessionist and separatist conflicts, major episodes of national violence (riots, massacres, etc.), and global conflicts in which Africa was a theatre of war.

North Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Sudan[edit]

Libya[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Algeria[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Chad[edit]

Horn of Africa[edit]

Somalia[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Djibouti[edit]

Eritrea[edit]

Indian Ocean islands[edit]

Madagascar[edit]

Comoros[edit]

Mauritius[edit]

African Great Lakes[edit]

Rwanda[edit]

Burundi[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

West Africa[edit]

Benin[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

Gabon[edit]

  • September 1, 1939 C.E. — September 2, 1945 C.E. World War II

Gambia[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Guinea[edit]

Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Liberia[edit]

Mali[edit]

Niger[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

São Tomé and Príncipe[edit]

Sierra Leone[edit]

Western Sahara[edit]

Central Africa[edit]

Central African Republic[edit]

Republic of Congo[edit]

Democratic Republic of Congo[edit]

Southern Africa[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Swaziland[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

Mozambique[edit]

Angola[edit]

Malawi[edit]

  • August 3, 1914 C.E. — November 1918 C.E. World War I

Namibia[edit]

Zambia[edit]

  • July 28, 1914 C.E. — November 11, 1918 C.E. World War I
  • September 1, 1939 C.E. — September 2, 1945 C.E. World War II

Chronological List of wars[edit]

21st Century[edit]

See also[edit]