Nuclear Power in Africa? #Uranium #Russia

2018/07/16 – Rosatom—Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation—has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of African nations to build nuclear power plants within their borders. I spoke to David Himbara, a professor of international development and African energy activist, about the likelihood of Rosatom actually building these nuclear plants. Continuer à lire … « Nuclear Power in Africa? #Uranium #Russia »

Mali / Ukraine – Ukrainian Ministry of Defense to send 16 troops to Afghanistan and two to Mali

2018/07/11 – The Ukrainian ministry of defense will send additional sixteen troops for the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan until the end of 2018, said, at the briefing on Tuesday, Valentin Levchik, acting head of the Main Directorate for Military Cooperation and Peacekeeping Operations of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Continuer à lire … « Mali / Ukraine – Ukrainian Ministry of Defense to send 16 troops to Afghanistan and two to Mali »

Mali – Canadian peacekeepers arriving in Mali warned of isolation, weather, and UN red tape

2018/06/26 – Many of the Germans here previously served in Afghanistan, and say there are key differences, starting with the fact they have not fired a single shot or taken any fire GAO, Mali — The German helicopter crews being relieved by Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali say they have struggled with delays in getting approval for life-saving medical evacuations as pennywise UN officials wrangle over cost. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Canadian peacekeepers arriving in Mali warned of isolation, weather, and UN red tape »

Mali/Estonia – Expert: France appreciates Estonia’s contributions to Operation Barkhane

2018/05/22 – Estonia’s contributions to the French-led anti-terrorist Operation Barkhane in Mali are widely noticed and highly appreciated, said Barbara Kunz, research fellow at the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI). Continuer à lire … « Mali/Estonia – Expert: France appreciates Estonia’s contributions to Operation Barkhane »

Mali/Canada – With details of Canada’s deployment to Mali still murky, Conservatives demand House of Commons vote

2018/04/26 – As details remain scarce around Canada’s prospective deployment to a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, Conservatives are asking the Liberal government for a formal debate and vote in the House of Commons. Continuer à lire … « Mali/Canada – With details of Canada’s deployment to Mali still murky, Conservatives demand House of Commons vote »

Mali – Cabinet approves expansion of Czech military’s missions

2018/04/12 – The Czech government approved on Wednesday the deployment of about 270 further soldiers to Iraq, Afghanistan and Mali this year, the Government Office press section has told CTK. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Cabinet approves expansion of Czech military’s missions »

NATO scientific project to help Mauritania with civil protection and health #Terrorism #Security

2018/03/14 – Boosting NATO’s support to Mauritania’s ability to plan for civil emergencies and telemedicine was discussed on Monday (12 March 2018) by experts from Mauritania, France and Romania. Continuer à lire … « NATO scientific project to help Mauritania with civil protection and health #Terrorism #Security »