US Drone Crashes in Niger

A US drone crash-landed at Niger’s main airport for unknown reasons on Monday [October 19], the US army said, forcing the closure of the runway for several hours. The “hard…

ICGLR, SADC Ministers Reiterate Military Action Against FDLR

Regional defence and foreign affairs ministers on Monday [October 20] reiterated that military force should be used against a Rwandan terrorist group based in neighbouring DR Congo, if it does…

Algerian Army Chief of Staff Meets with Qatari Delegation

Deputy Minister for National Defence, Chief of Staff of People’s National Army, Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaid Salah on Tuesday [October 20] held talks with Qatari Minister of State for Defence…

Tunisia Mobilizes Army Before Elections

Army forces, including reservists, will be fully mobilised to secure the upcoming elections, Spokesman for the Ministry of Defence Lieutenant-Colonel Belhassen Oueslati said at a press conference on Tuesday [October…

KAIPTC Trains Ghanaian Police Officers

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Center (KAIPTC) on Monday began a two-week pre-deployment training programme for Ghanaian police personnel to educate them on peacekeeping issues as well as mission specific…