Ministry of Defence

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 5th, 2014
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by Taiwo Ismael VIOLENCE is inevitable when injustice reigns says by a Maxim but in a situation whereby someone who is seeing himself as the spokesman of a region (South-South) is threatening our existence as a nation in a country that is governed by laws. Yet, nothing is being done to curtail his vi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Private Michael Ihemere collapsed and died while on a training exercise in North Yorkshire DIED: Michael Ihemere A NIGERIAN soldier serving for the British Army died during a military training exercise has been named by the government. Private Michael Ihemere, 26, from Umuodo, Nigeria, was a member o...
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In Djibouti
May 29th, 2013
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Darren Calabrese/National PostA plaque outside the door to the Consulate General of the State of Eritrea in Toronto Tuesday, May 21, 2013.   The Eritrean consulate in Toronto distributed an internal letter last year explaining how to send money collected in Canada to the regime’s military — a vi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 4th, 2013
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by Maryline Dumas (tripoli) Inter Press Service TRIPOLI- In Libya, a dose of LSD or the painkiller tramadol costs 78 cents, and a joint of cannabis is 7.80 dollars. Here, drugs are affordable to the poor for a simple reason. “Slashing prices is a way to create demand and open up a market,”...
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In Ghana
Mar 27th, 2013
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The President John Dramani Mahama has announced a new list of Deputy Ministerial nominees to be vetted by Parliament. A press release issued and signed by his Executive Secretary, Dr. Raymond Atuguba, says in accordance with article 79 of the 1992 Constitution, His Excellency President John Dramani M...
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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Sep 8th, 2011
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A public inquiry has found that an innocent Iraqi civilian died after suffering an “appalling episode of serious, gratuitous violence” while in British Army custody. The sustained abuse inflicted on father-of-two Baha Mousa, 26, represented a “very serious breach of discipline”...
By benim
In Libya
May 25th, 2011
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London – Two British pilots involved in bombing missions in Libya have been sent home from their forward base in Italy in disgrace after getting drunk, the defence ministry and media reports said on Wednesday. The Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots were stationed at Gioia del Colle, where Britain has...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Apr 9th, 2011
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London – British jets have hit tanks around the Libyan cities of Misrata and Ajdabiya, the Ministry of Defence said on Saturday. Royal Air Force planes struck seven tanks on Friday, the MoD said, two in the Ajdabiya area and five around Misrata. The RAF is participating in the Nato allianceR...