Defence Minister

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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The current dictatorial regime of Ethiopia which imposes the supremacy of one race is making a prominent chapter in the history of the country by destroying public resources and ransacking financial assets. In its twenty-two years of power life, the regime’s administration has been earmarked with two...
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Nov 28th, 2012
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By Magdi El Gizouli The contradictions ravaging the Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) matured in the folds of its 8th General Conference into an antagonism between loyalists and dissidents, an antagonism that the state attempted to resolve by means of a purge. Media coverage tended to portray the first...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea-Bissau
May 15th, 2012
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Abuja – West African regional powerhouse Nigeria said on Monday it will deploy troops to Guinea-Bissau this week to shore up security after a coup in the former Portuguese colony last month. Nigeria remains “committed” to pledges to deploy troops to both Guinea-Bissau and Mali follo...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 15th, 2012
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A roadside bomb targeting a Yemeni security patrol killed three children on their way to school in the southern province of Hadramout on Sunday, the Defense Ministry said. Separately, the Interior Ministry said on its website security forces were on alert for a potential plot by al Qaeda targeting &#...
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Jan 12th, 2012
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Spanish forces have captured six alleged pirates in the Indian Ocean, after the suspects attacked a Spanish navy ship. The Spanish defense ministry says pirates aboard a skiff (small boat) opened fire on the combat support ship “Patiño” early Thursday. A statement says the navy ship exchanged fire wi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Dec 30th, 2011
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Conakry – Guinea’s defence minister has announced that the west African state will on Saturday lay off some 4 000 troops, in a joint programme undertaken with the help of the UN Development Programme (UNDP). “In all, it’s 4 006 soldiers of all ranks and from all corps in the a...
By benim
In Libya
Dec 29th, 2011
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Tripoli – Hundreds of former Libyan rebels who helped topple Muammar Gaddafi were filling out applications on Wednesday for jobs with the new government as a first step to disarmament, the interior minister said. Fawzy Abdul-Ali told The Associated Press that former rebels will be asked to turn...
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In Libya
Dec 19th, 2011
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Tripoli – It will take weeks to rid Libya’s streets of the militias that ousted Muammar Gaddafi, and months to form an army fit to take their place, Defence Minister Osama Al-Juwali said on Monday. His comments signalled a rift with others in Libya’s interim leadership who have call...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 12th, 2011
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London – Britain’s Defence Minister Liam Fox says UK military involvement in Libya will cost about £300m. In a written statement to lawmakers on Wednesday, Fox said the cost of Nato-led operations for Britain – from the start of missions in March up to the middle of December –...
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Jul 25th, 2011
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Southern African nations need to be on high alert as the region’s coastline and shipping lanes were vulnerable to piracy which was moving southwards, South Africa’s Defence Minister warned Monday. “There is little doubt that the issue of piracy is beginning to be a serious problem t...