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A US air strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia has killed five "terrorists," the US military announced Monday.Read More
South Korea has deployed an anti-piracy warship to the sea off Ghana after three South Korean sailors were kidnapped by pirates, Seoul's foreign ministry said late Saturday.Read More
A high-ranking Al-Qaeda operative and another jihadist were killed in a US air strike in Libya, the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday.Read More
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Accra, Ghana's capital, on Wednesday to protest against a controversial military deal with Washington which was passed by parliament last week.Read More
Inside a sprawling former "imperial palace" near Bangui, Russian instructors have set up a camp where they are training soldiers of the Central African Republic (CAR) in using Russian weapons.Read More
Berengo Palace (Centrafrique) (AFP) Inside a sprawling former “imperial palace” near Bangui, Russian instructors have set up a camp where they are training soldiers of the Central African Republic (CAR) in using Russian weapons. Since late January, the former home of president Jean-Bedel Bokassa — who took over in 1966 and later declared himself emperor before being overthrown in 1979 — has been transformed into a hive of activity. Over the past two months, more than 150 instructors have been brought in, according to a diplomatic source. They are trainingRead More

Posted On March 20, 2018By In None

Ghana, US seek closer military ties

Ghana and the United States are working to forge closer ties between their armed forces but both countries denied that involved setting up military bases in the West African nation.Read More
Residents of a town in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region on Monday disputed the government's characterisation of a deadly shooting that left nine civilians dead as an accident.Read More
The deaths of nine civilians in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region, home to its largest ethnic group, was due to an accidental shooting by soldiers, state media said Sunday.Read More
A propaganda video released by the Islamic State group that apparently shows the deadly ambush of US troops in Niger raised fresh questions Monday as to the nature of the mission and why the soldiers had been left so vulnerable.Read More