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