African presidential Boeing 737 gets missile protection system #Israel

06/07/2020 – Israel’s Bird Aerosystems has delivered its Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) to a VIP customer in Africa, which will protect a presidential Boeing 737 aircraft.

The company on 24 June said the AMPS system includes an AeroShield POD and MACS sensor. It did not specify which country had ordered the missile protection system, but only around half a dozen African nations fly Boeing 737s (mostly in Boeing Business Jet configuration) for presidential and VIP transport. According to the Scramble aviation society’s database, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, South Africa and Tunisia fly presidential/government Boeing 737s, with most of these being operated by their respective air forces. Continuer à lire … « African presidential Boeing 737 gets missile protection system #Israel »

Gambia – U.S. would like to see Jammeh face justice: Ambassador

2018/02/25 – The U.S. ambassador to The Gambia has said that her country would like to see Gambia’s ex-dictator face justice for the crimes allegedly committed during his administration.

In an exclusive with The Point yesterday, Ambassador Patricia Alsup said although extradition is usually a decision between two countries, in this case, Equatorial Guinea and The Gambia, “of course, we would like to see Jammeh brought to justice.” Continuer à lire … « Gambia – U.S. would like to see Jammeh face justice: Ambassador »

Gambia – President Barrow to Favour Jammeh’s Extradition if ….

2018/01/26 – President Adama Barrow has said he will favour the extradition of Yahya Jammeh, if a Commission of Inquiry into human rights abuses recommends that he stands trial.

In an exclusive interview with Journalist Sanna Camara, Gambian President said Jammeh “will face the full force of the law” if the recommendations of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission say so. Continuer à lire … « Gambia – President Barrow to Favour Jammeh’s Extradition if …. »

Gambia : A year without Yahya Jammeh: Gambia remembers last political impasse

2018/01/19 – This Sunday January  21 will be exactly one year since Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh went into exile in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea following his defeat by President Adama Barrow in the country’s last Presidential Elections in Dec. 2016. Continuer à lire … « Gambia : A year without Yahya Jammeh: Gambia remembers last political impasse »