2018/04/12 – Members of the Tuareg community gathered in Ubari town in southwestern Libya to condemn in the strongest terms the airstrike conducted by US Africa Command (AFRICOM) near Awaynat town last Thursday, which killed 11 people; AFRICOM claimed they were al-Qaeda militants. Continuer à lire … « Libya/AFRICOM – Tuareg tribesmen denounce AFRICOM airstrike in southwestern Libya, confirm victims were civilians »
2018/14/11 – The father of one of the American soldiers killed in Niger last year writes a letter of support for the Army captain who led the fateful mission. Continuer à lire … « Niger – A Letter to the Army: Don’t Punish the Man Who Led the Mission That Killed My Son »
2018/07/11 – Navy criminal authorities have completed their investigation into the strangling of an Army Green Beret in June 2017 in Mali, and sent their report to an American admiral who will decide what charges, if any, will be brought in the case, officials said on Tuesday. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Navy Completes Inquiry Into Strangling Death of Army Green Beret in Mali »
2018/06/11- « L’assistance totale fournie par les Etats Unis aux Etats membres du G5 Sahel en matière de sécurité, depuis l’exercice 2012, s’élève à environ un milliard de dollars », a annoncé lundu 5 novembre à Niamey l’ambassadeur des Etats Unis au Niger, Eric Whitaker. Continuer à lire … « Niger/US – L’assistance américaine au G5 Sahel s’élève à près de 600 milliards de FCFA (ambassadeur) »
2018/05/11 – Sudan’s Council of Ministers on Sunday has endorsed a counter-terrorism agreement signed between the Sudanese Interior Ministry and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).The agreement was introduced to the Council of Ministers’ meeting by the Minister of Cabinet Affairs Ahmed Saad Omer. Continuer à lire … « Sudan/US – Sudanese cabinet approves counter-terrorism agreement with the FBI »
2018/24/10 – A massive Ethiopian dam is plagued with allegations of mismanagement, corruption and even murder.
The Botswanan air force is taking delivery of a fleet of fighter jets it doesn’t need. And in Zimbabwe, an infamous ‘spy school’ stands as a monument to the dictator it couldn’t keep in power. Continuer à lire … « Debt-trap diplomacy: Can Africa reject China’s easy money? »
2018/23/10 – The Soviet Union built over 1,000 Foxbats, some 80 to 90 percent of which served in the Soviet air forces in various roles. Had these planes not existed, the USSR would have had to look elsewhere for fighter, fighter-bomber, recon and interceptor roles. Continuer à lire … « Russia’s Mach 3 MiG-25 Foxbat: Built to Take Out a Supersonic Bomber That Never Was Built #Libya »