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Gabon is last bastion of endangered African forest ...

Now the survey by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society and the National Parks of Gabon, released Thursday, has concluded that …

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SADC Deploys Special Envoys as Police Fire on eSwatini ...

Human Rights Watch is reporting that eSwatini police fired live ammunition and teargas into a bus full of people travelling to the capital, Mbabane, on October 20, 2021 to protest the jailing of ...

WWII Staff Sergeant finally returns from war ...

Nov 9, 2021 Nov 9, 2021 Updated Nov 15, 2021 2 ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA — Grandma Esther always said Bud would come home and he finally did. Army Staff Sgt. William Rufus (Bud) Linder was ...

Ten Egyptian Peacekeepers Wounded in 'Unspeakable Attack ...

Ten Egyptian Peacekeepers Wounded in 'Unspeakable Attack' in CAR. Staff Writer With AFP November 2, 2021. 1 minute read. Members of the Central African Republic's presidential guard fired on Egyptian peacekeepers in capital Bangui, injuring 10 of them, the UN mission in the poor nation said Tuesday, just two weeks before the end of their ...

Sudan: the army must restore the authorities in charge of ...

Sudan: the army must restore the authorities in charge of the democratic transition. 28/10/2021. Statement. Sudan. ar. en. es fr. AFP. Khartoum, Nairobi, Paris, 28 October 2021 – The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) and the Sudan Human Rights Monitor (S) condemn in ...

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West Africa has highest numbers of child soldiers, says …

Trapped in conflict in a volatile region, children in West and Central Africa have become the most recruited by armed groups with the highest number of victims of sexual violence in the world ...

Blinken eyes African crises, says continent must reform ...

Blinken eyes African crises, says continent must reform. Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives a speech on U.S. Africa Policy at the Economic Community of …

Central African Armed Forces - Wikipedia

The Central African Armed Forces (French: Forces armées centrafricaines; FACA) are the armed forces of the Central African Republic and have been barely functional since the outbreak of the civil war in 2012. Today they are among the world's weakest armed forces, dependent on international support to provide security in the country. In recent years the government has struggled to form a ...

Russian mercenaries harass civilians in Central African ...

Russian soldiers working for the Wagner Group have violently harassed and intimidated civilians, including peacekeepers, journalists, aid workers, and minorities in the Central African Republic (CAR). The UN experts said the "so-called Russian instructors" are from the Wagner Group, made up of private military contractors that operate in ...

Far from home | Veterans | nrtoday.com

In August of 1966, the U.S. Army assigned me to USAG Hanau in Hanau, Germany; 4,113 miles away from my hometown of Warren, Ohio. Working for a helicopter group and

The Cult of the Toothpick King: Central Africa Revisited ...

See, e.g.: Wayne Madsen, Genocide and Covert Relations in Africa, 1993-1999, Edwin Mellen Press, 1999, and the general Central Africa reportage by Keith Harmon Snow. Michela Wrong, Do Not Disturb: The Story of a Political Murder and an African Regime Gone Bad, PublicAffairs, 2021: p. 29.

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EU launches military mission to train Mozambique army

The European Union on Monday formally established a military mission for Mozambique to help train its armed forces battling jihadists in the north of the country. A deadly insurgency by militants ...

Nigerian Border Town Residents Accuse Benin Of Illegal ...

Located in Yewa North, Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, Igbokofi is made up of 14 villages with an estimated population of 400,000. Residents, who are mainly farmers, still use crude methods. Politically, the town produced two councillors between 1999-2015 and has nine polling units, a testimony, according to the residents, that Igbokofi is ...

Columbus teacher arrested by Central Ohio Human ...

The Central Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force, formed under the Ohio Attorney General's Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission, includes resources from the Columbus Division of Police, Homeland Security Investigations, Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Powell Police Department, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Adult Parole Authority, …

Russia Bolsters Presence in Central African Republic With ...

Russia recently sent a group of 600 military instructors to the Central African Republic to train the army, police, and national gendarmerie, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday. Moscow is in ...

The military has taken over in Sudan. Here's what happened ...

Sudan had been ruled by an uneasy alliance between the military and civilian groups since 2019, but on Monday, the military effectively took …

Salvation Army annual civic breakfast set for Nov. 9 ...

MANSFIELD -- The Salvation Army of Mansfield will hold its annual Civic Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the Mid-Ohio Educational Services Center, 890 West Fourth Street, Mansfield. The annual civic breakfast marks the beginning of The Salvation Army's Red …

Entire Kishtwar town under CCTV watch: J&K Police - The Hindu

Police on Friday November 12, 2021, said the Kishtwar town in Jammu and Kashmir is fully under CCTV surveillance and no one can get scot-free after any incident.

Central African rebel commander faces war crimes charges ...

Mahamat Said, a former leader of a militia group in the Central African Republic, faces 14 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Mahamat Said is facing more than a dozen charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC), including torture, persecution, enforced disappearance, and cruel treatment, over his alleged role in war crimes ...

Military ranks of Central African Republic - Wikipedia

The Military ranks of Central African Republic are the military insignia used by the Central African Armed Forces.Being a former colony of France, Central African Republic shares a rank structure similar to that of France. Being a Landlocked country, the Central African Republic does not have a navy.

Tourist (2021) - IMDb

Tourist: Directed by Andrey Batov. With Sergey Pavlov, Aleksey Shevchenkov. December 2020. Former police officer Grisha Dmitriev arrives in the Central African Republic with a small group of Russian instructors. Grisha's assignment does not seem complicated, because the instructors' tasks are only to teach the local army soldiers the basics of tactics and methods of fighting.

Scores of soldiers and militiamen killed in DR Congo clashes

Nearly four soldiers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following a day-long battle in the Central African country's northeastern Ituri province. Clashes occurred on Thursday, and previously on Tuesday between two villages in Djugu territory. Militiamen from the Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO) who burned ...

Top US diplomat warns Russian group not to interfere in ...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, left, meets with Senegalese President Macky Sall at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Senegal, Saturday, Nov. 20, …

Russia's Central African Quagmire - foreignpolicy.com

Jack Losh. In the lawless provinces of the Central African Republic, a deep hole has been dug into the bare earth of a military base. Measuring some 20 feet deep by 12 feet wide, this grim pit is ...

Central African Republic ambush kills 12 | The Canberra ...

Central African Republic ambush kills 12. An ambush by rebel fighters in the Central African Republic has left at least 12 people dead. At least …

Egyptian peacekeepers wounded by gunfire in Central ...

Ten Egyptian peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were wounded by shots fired by the presidential guard in Bangui, the UN said Tuesday. The UN called the incident, which took place on Monday, "a deliberate and unspeakable attack" on an Egyptian police contingent that was unarmed at the time and travelling in a bus marked …

Uganda explosions: At least three killed in suicide blasts ...

Kampala, Uganda (CNN)At least three people were killed and 33 injured in two separate suicide attacks in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, on Tuesday …

RWANDA : General Kazura spearheads Kigali's continental ...

Meanwhile, Rwanda's police chief is looking to take advantage of the presence of Rwandan troops in the Central African Republic, where they have been part of the United Nations peacekeeping mission MINUSCA since 2018. In parallel, 500 Rwandan special forces soldiers were deployed in December 2020 within the framework of a bilateral accord ...

Bulgaria sends troops to border to halt migrants from ...

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic's presidential guard opened fire on United Nations peacekeepers in the capital, wounding 10 of …

U.N. peacekeepers in Central African Republic suspected of ...

Portuguese authorities carried out searches and arrests across the country on November 8 after being informed that troops deployed as U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic could have been used as mules to smuggle contraband goods, including diamonds, the army and police said. Officials said a dozen arrests were made and some 100 ...

Central African Republic soldiers repel rebels at capital

Security forces in Central African Republic repelled attacks by rebels trying to seize the capital early Wednesday after intense fighting on the city's outskirts, officials said, in a major escalation of violence that has rocked the country since last month. At least one Rwandan peacekeeper has been killed, and another injured, according to the U.N. mission in the country.

Nigeria panel finds army, police killed peaceful ...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian judicial panel says that army soldiers "shot, injured and killed" peaceful protesters demonstrating against police brutality at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos ...

Violence in the Central African Republic | Global Conflict ...

A man prays in a mosque near Kilometer 12 (PK12) where internally displaced Muslims are stranded due to ongoing sectarian violence in the capital of …

Central Africa - Wikipedia

Central Africa is a subregion of the African continent comprising various countries according to different definitions. Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, and São Tomé and Príncipe are members of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).

John DeLong | Latest Obituaries | wmicentral.com

John H. DeLong, 76, died November 2, 2021. He was a U.S. Army and Arizona Army National Guard veteran. He also worked at Litchfield Airport before transferring as the General

The street confronts the army | Article | Africa Confidential

The military's power-grab after weeks of negotiations deepens the crisis over the country's return to constitutional rule, With his proclaimed dissolution of the transitional government in Khartoum and the arrest of the prime minister and other civilian leaders on 25 October, the armed forces commander General Abdel Fattah al Burhan is defying hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy …

In the Central Africa Republic, Mali's coup stirs bad memories

In the Central African Republic, a country with a history of coups since independence from France 60 years ago, the ouster of Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has brought back dark memories. In 2013, the Seleka, a rebel coalition drawn largely from the Muslim minority, toppled then-president Francois Bozize, plunging the CAR into a ...