Tag Archives: Army

#VOA. | the army of Faso accused of having killed more than 40 civilians

Two human rights organizations denounced the “summary and extrajudicial executions” of “more than 40″ people” perpetrated in early August in Tougouri, in northern Burkina Faso, implicating, according to them, the Burkinabe armed forces, in two press releases published on Sunday. “The collective against impunity and the stigmatization of communities (CISC) …

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#PoliticoCD. | Ituri: The army strengthens its devices to “stabilize” the region of Boga Tchabi, epicenter of the ADF in Irumu

Military arrangements have already been made by the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo to increasingly stabilize the region of Boga Tchabi, in the territory of Irumu (Ituri), under threats from foreign rebels of the ADF. This announcement was made to POLITICO.CD on Tuesday by Lieutenant Jules Ngongo, …

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#VOA. | Nigerian army finds two ‘Chibok girls’ eight years later

Within Nollywood – the nickname of the Nigerian film industry – the EbonyLife Creative Academy tries to train young professionals to make films that can be exported outside of Africa. With a Spielberg cap on her head, the apprentice-director Esther Abah gives her final instructions to her actress and goes …

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#REUTERS. | Rwanda accuses Congolese army of firing rockets on its soil

“The fact of wanting peace, fraternity and solidarity is not a weakness”, affirmed the Head of State of the DRC. The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Félix Tshisekedi, said on Sunday that he had “no doubt” about Rwanda’s support for a rebellion that had come to “attack” his …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: African Union condemns M23 attacks against Congolese army and MONUSCO forces

Through a press release, the President of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat said he learned with dismay of the attacks by the rebels of the M23 Movement against the Congolese army and MONUSCO, in Rutshuru in the province of North Kivu causing major population displacements and a humanitarian …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: The FARDC are launching three open days to strengthen the link between the population and the army

The Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the DRC (FARDC), Army General Célestin Mbala Munsense launched Tuesday, May 17 at the Ndolo air base in Kinshasa, the open days on the FARDC planned until on May 19 around the theme: “Link army – people”. Placed under the …

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#REUTERS. | Demonstration of support for the Malian authorities, the army and the Russians

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is summoned by Malian justice as part of an investigation into “attack on public property and other offences”, AFP learned on Wednesday from a court in Bamako. . “The investigating judge of the second cabinet at the tribunal de grande instance of commune III …

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#PoliticoCD. | DRC: FARDC commanders again trained by the Belgian army

The Belgian army has deployed, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), about thirty soldiers to ensure for four months the retraining of instructors of an elite brigade trained by Belgium, between 2008 and 2017, we learned Monday from a military source. These soldiers, mainly from the …

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#VOA. | Ukraine Digital Army Brews Cyberattacks, Intel and Infowar

BOSTON — Formed in a fury to counter Russia’s blitzkrieg attack, Ukraine’s hundreds-strong volunteer “hacker” corps is much more than a paramilitary cyberattack force in Europe’s first major war of the internet age. It is crucial to information combat and to crowdsourcing intelligence. “We are really a swarm. A self-organizing …

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#VOA. | A jihadist attack kills 27 in the ranks of the Malian army

A jihadist attack against a Malian army camp in the center of the country left 27 soldiers dead on Friday and several dozen “terrorists” were “neutralized”, the army said in a statement. This is the deadliest attack reported against Malian forces in several months. It took place Friday morning around …

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#REUTERS. | Burkinabè army says it has “neutralized” dozens of “terrorists”

Dozens of “terrorists” were “neutralized” between December 28 and January 2 during various military operations in the north and north-west of Burkina Faso, the army staff announced on Monday. On January 2, detachments of the Defense and Security Forces (FDS), “supported by the air force, carried out offensive action which …

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#VOA. | the army says it killed ten Islamist insurgents

The Mozambican army, supported by soldiers from allied African forces, attacked a rebel base and killed ten insurgents in northern Mozambique, the defense ministry said. The predominantly Muslim province of Cabo Delgado (northeast), rich in gas, has been the scene since 2017 of a jihadist insurgency that has killed at …

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#PoliticoCD. | Ugandan army announces launch of new operation against ADF terrorists in DRC

– Advertising- The armed forces of Uganda (UPDF, Uganda People’s Defense Force) announced this Friday, December 3, to have launcheda new offensive operation against ADF terrorists on Congolese soil. “A combined force of UPDF elements from the infantry, motorized brigade, artillery, armor and special forces command entered the DR Congo …

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#VOA. | Khartoum accuses Ethiopian army of killing Sudanese soldiers

The Sudanese army on Saturday announced the death of “several” of its soldiers in an attack by Ethiopian forces in the disputed area of ​​Al-Fashaga, stirring up a flammable border conflict. “Our forces protecting the crops in the area of ​​Al-Fashaga near Barakat Nourein suffered an attack by the Ethiopian …

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empty petrol stations and deployed army ~ #AFP:

The country imports its fuel through ports in neighboring Tanzania or Mozambique. The army said soldiers now accompany tankers from border posts to depots and then to gas stations. The army “calls on the public to avoid obstructing these operations,” she said in a statement Thursday evening. “The Malawian Defense …

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