Russia Sends 2 Tu-160 Nuclear Bombers to South Africa in a Display of Defense Cooperation

19/11/2019 – Russia will on Wednesday land the world’s biggest military aircraft in South Africa, the Tupolev Tu-160 “Blackjack” bomber, in a rare display of cooperation between the defense forces of the two countries. Continuer à lire … « Russia Sends 2 Tu-160 Nuclear Bombers to South Africa in a Display of Defense Cooperation »

Ghana operating Otokar Cobra armoured vehicles

18/11/2019 – Ghana is one of the most recent customers for the Turkish Otokar Cobra and Cobra II armoured vehicles, with both models seen in service with the Ghanaian Army earlier this month. Continuer à lire … « Ghana operating Otokar Cobra armoured vehicles »

Britain pledges to assist Nigeria in war against Boko Haram

10/10/2019 – The British Government and its Defence Council have pledged to assist the Nigerian Army by providing logistics to effectively prosecute the counter-Boko Haram insurgency war in the North-East. Continuer à lire … « Britain pledges to assist Nigeria in war against Boko Haram »

German defence minister visits soldiers in north-eastern #Mali

08/10/2019 – German Defence Minister, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, on Tuesday, visited German soldiers serving with the UN in Mali to learn about their mission in the West African country. Continuer à lire … « German defence minister visits soldiers in north-eastern #Mali »

Boko Haram: Nigeria seeks Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism coalition

Olaleye Aluko and Michael Olugbode

17/09/2019 – The Federal  Government has approached the Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism Coalition – a combat group of 41 countries – seeking its support in the fight against Boko Haram terrorism  North-East. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram: Nigeria seeks Islamic Military Counter-Terrorism coalition »

EU to reinforce cross border cooperation in the Sahel

2019/20/02 – The European Union (EU) wishes to reinforce its regional approach in the Sahel region of Africa with the aim of supporting cross-border cooperation, and regional cooperation structures.

In support of the G5 countries, the EU council decided to make its work of common security and Defense policy (CSDP) more effective at the regional level. Continuer à lire … « EU to reinforce cross border cooperation in the Sahel »

UAE/Algeria – Mohammed bin Rashid receives Algerian Vice Minister of Defence

2019/19/02 – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has received on Monday, Lt. General Ahmed Gaid Salah, Vice Minister of Defence and Chief of Staff of the People’s National Army in Algeria, during IDEX 2019 proceedings.His Highness welcomed the Algerian representative and his accompanying delegation, noting the importance of Arab nations participating in events like that of IDEX. Sheikh Mohammed highlighted the significance behind the UAE hosting events and exhibitions of a high calibre to build bridges of communication between friendly nations and peoples. Continuer à lire … « UAE/Algeria – Mohammed bin Rashid receives Algerian Vice Minister of Defence »