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African Para-Military Groups

Chad Armed Factions

  1. Ahlu Sunna Wal-jamea (ASWJ)
  2. al-Qa'ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
  3. Al-Shabaab
  4. al-Gama'at al-Islamiyya (IG)
  5. Al Sunna Wal Jamma
  6. Alice Lakwena’s Holy Spirit Movement
  7. Alliance pour la resistance democratique (ARD)
  8. Alliance of Eritrean National Force
  9. Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)
  10. Ansaru
  11. Ansar al Din
  12. Ansarul Islam
  13. Anya Nya
  14. Anya Nya II
  15. APRD - Popular Army for the Restoration of Democracy
  16. Arewa People's Congress
  17. Armed Forces of Cabinda (FAC)
  18. Armed Islamic Group (GIA)
  19. Armée pour la libération du Rwanda (ALIR)
  20. Anti-Balaka
  21. Azanian Peoples Liberation Army [APLA]
  22. Beja Congress
  23. Boko Haram
  24. Bundu dia Kongo
  25. Cabinda Liberation Front (FLEC)
  26. Caprivi Liberation Front
  27. CPC - Coalition of Patriots for Change
  28. Cobra Militia
  29. Cocoyes / Coyote Militia
  30. CPJP - Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace
  31. Conseil national pour la défense de la democratie (CNDD)
  32. Darfur Liberation Front
  33. David Yau Yau
  34. Egbesu Boys
  35. Eritrean People's Liberation Front
  36. Executive Outcomes
  37. Ewe Homeland Study Group Foundation
  38. Federal Democratic Movement of Uganda
  39. Fighting Islamic Group (FIG)
  40. Forces armees du peuple (FAP)
  41. ex-FAR (Forces armees rwandaises)
  42. Forces de liberation nationale (FALINA)
  43. Forces Democratiques de Liberation du Rwanda (FDLR)
  44. Forces nationales de liberation (FNL)
  45. Forces pour la défense de la democratie (FDD)
  46. Frente Nacional de Libertacao da Angola (FNLA)
  47. Front contre l'occupation tutsie (FLOT)
  48. Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT)
  49. Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC)
  50. Front pour l'alternance et la concorde au Tchad (FACT)
  51. Forces républicaines du Burundi (Forebu)
  52. FPDC - Democratic Front of the Central African People
  53. Frente de Libertacao de Mocambique (FRELIMO)
  54. Front pour la liberation nationale (FROLINA)
  55. Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC)
  56. Ginbot 7
  57. Islamic Liberation Army (AIS)
  58. Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)
  59. Islamic Salvation Movement - Eritrea
  60. Islamic Salvation Movement (FIS)
  61. Islamic Union of the Mujahideen of Ogadin
  62. Ijaw National Congress
  63. Ijaw Youth Congress
  64. Interahamwe
  65. Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP)
  66. Janjaweed
  67. JUFERI
  68. Kamuina Nsapu
  69. Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD)
  70. Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)
  71. Macina Liberation Front (MLF)
  72. March 23 Movement (M23)
  73. Mayi-Mayi
  74. MK
  75. Les mongoles
  76. Mourabitounes
  77. Mouvement de liberation congolais (MLC)
  78. Movement of Democratic Forces in the Casamance (MFDC)
  79. Movement for Democracy in Liberia (MODEL)
  80. Mouvement Patriotique de Côte-d'Ivoire (MPIC)
  81. Mouvement Populaire Ivoirien du Grand Ouest (MPIGO)
  82. Mouvement pour la Justice et la Paix (MJP)
  83. Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)
  84. Movimento Popular de Libertacao de Angola (MPLA)
  85. National Alliance for the Protection of Peul Identity and Restoration of Justice (ANSIPRJ)
  86. National Army for the Liberation of Uganda (NALU)
  87. National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
  88. National Resistance Army
  89. Niger Delta Avengers (NDA)
  90. Ninja
  91. Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force
  92. Nusrat-ul-Islam
  93. Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu (OBR)
  94. Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF)
  95. Oromo Liberation Front (OLF)
  96. Oodua Liberation Movement (OLM)
  97. Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC)
  98. Pan-Africanist Congress [PAC]
  99. Parti pour la liberation du peuple hutu (PALIPEHUTU)
  100. Partido Africano para a Independência da Guiné e Cabo Verde (PAIGC)
  101. Patriotic Front for the Renaissance in the Central African Republic (FPRC)
  102. Peuple en armes pour la liberation du Rwanda (PALIR)
  103. Popular Front for the Liberation of the Saguia el Hamra and Rio de Oro (Polisario)
  104. Rassemblement congolais pour la democratie (RCD)
  105. Resistencia Nacional Mocambicana RENAMO
  106. Résistance pour un Etat de Droit au Burundi, RED-Tabara
  107. Revolutionary Council of Nigeria (RCN)
  108. Revolutionary United Front (RUF)
  109. Rwandan Liberation Army
  110. Rwenzururu Kingdom
  111. Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC)
  112. Seleka
  113. Sidama Liberation Front [SLF]
  114. Sidama National Liberation Front [SNLF]
  115. Sidama Liberation Movement (SLM)
  116. South West African People's Organization (SWAPO)
  117. Southern Cameroons National Counci
  118. Spear of the Nation
  119. Sudan Alliance Forces [SAF]
  120. Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM)
  121. Sudan Liberation Army (SLA)
  122. Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA)
  123. Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)
  124. Sudan People's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N)
  125. The Supreme Islamic Courts Union (ICU)
  126. Tigray Independence Party
  127. Tigray People’s Democratic Movement
  128. Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF)
  129. Uganda Freedom Movement
  130. Uganda National Liberation Army
  131. Uganda National Rescue Front
  132. Uganda National Rescue Front II
  133. Uganda People’s Army
  134. Uganda Salvation Front/Army
  135. Umklwnto We Sizwe
  136. Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola (UNITA)
  137. Union des populations du Cameroun (UPC)
  138. Union for Peace in the Central African Republic [UPC]
  139. UFDR - Union of Democratic Forces for Unity
  140. Union des forces vives pour la liberation et la democratie en RDC-Zaire (UFLD)
  141. UMDR - Union of the Democratic Movements for Unity
  142. Union of Patriotic Congolese (UPC)
  143. Union pour la liberation nationale (ULINA)
  144. West Nile Bank Front (WNBF)
  145. Western Togoland
  146. Yau Yau
  147. Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU)
  148. Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU)

AFRICA [1998]


  • NUTLA National Union for Total Liberation of Angola
  • MPLA Movimento Popular para a L'bertacao de Angola (Popular Movement for Liberation of Angola)


  • ELF Eritrean Liberation Front (Separatist)
  • KLF Kurdish Liberation Front
  • MEK Mujahdin El Khalk (People's Strugglers)
  • OLF Oromo Liberation Front (Somali backed)
  • PLF Popular Liberation Forces (Monarchist)
  • TPLF Tigre People's Liberation Front Iraq


  • COREMO Comite Revolucionario de Mocambique (Revolutionary Commitee of Mozambique)
  • FRELIMO Frente de Libertacao de Mocambique (Mozambique Liberation Front)


  • SDSF Somali Democratic Salvation Front
  • SLF Somali Liberation Front

South Africa:

  • ANC African National Congress (Marxist)
  • PAC Pan African Congress (Marxist)
  • SWAPO Southwest African People's Organization


  • NFS National Front of Sudan (Right Wing)
  • SPF Sudanese Progressive Front
  • SSLF Southern Sudan Liberation Front

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