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Nigerian Govt Repositions Defence Corporation to Fight Islamic Terrorism

The Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), is being repositioned to meet the security challenges in the country through increase of its production lines.

Joint EAC, AFRICOM Military Exercises Start In Kenya

A joint military training exercise involving officers from defence forces of East Afican Community (EAC) partner states and the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) started at the Chukwani Military Centre in Zanzibar yesterday.

Zimbabwe Army is Professional, Apolitical: General Chiwenga

The Zimbabwe Defence Forces have no time to discuss their constitutional mandate in the media with misguided elements that do not understand their operations, ZDF Commander General Constantine Chiwenga has said.

NATO's Debacle in Libya

After three and a half months of bombing and arms supply to various rebel factions, NATO's (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) failure in its efforts to promote ‘regime change’ in Libya is now glaring. Obviously NATO's commanders are still hoping that a lucky bomb may kill Gaddafi, but to date the staying power has been with the Libyan leader, whereas it is the relevant NATO powers who are fighting among themselves.

South African Defence Contractor Denel Guns for R44 Billion in Contracts

Denel is on track to generating income, with confirmed contracts in its order book already exceeding R21 billion, and prospects to the value of R44 billion being currently pursued. Zwelakhe Ntshepe, Group Chief Executive of Business Development and Corporate Affairs, said their confirmed work includes the South African National Defence Force's contract, Project Hoefyster, for the delivery of a new-generation infantry combat vehicle.

Tsvangirai Warned to Stop Verbal Attack on Military Generals

Zimbabwe's Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has lashed out at MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai for challenging service chiefs to take off their uniforms and openly contest for power.

Gender Wars, Race, Class, And International Relations

The group of chambermaids who jeered at Dominique Strauss-Kahn as he arrived at Manhattan criminal court to enter his plea of not guilty, demonstrates just how political this case is becoming.