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Nigeria: Deal To Buy JF-17 Fight Jets From Pakistan Moving Forward

AFRICANGLOBE - The Nigerian acquisition of the JF-17 Thunder multi-role fighter jets is part of an ongoing fleet modernization programme that includes the procurement of eight Russian-made Mi-35M attack helicopters and up to 12 A-29 Super Tucano close air support aircraft from the US.

Incompetence Is Forcing Nigeria To Buy JF-17 Fighter Aircrafts From Pakistan

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigeria is likely to buy JF-17 Thunder multi-role combat aircraft from Pakistan. The oil-rich West African country has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that covers the sale of the aircraft. The deal is expected to be finalised in November, during the International Defence Exhibition and Seminar in Karachi, IHS Jane's reported quoting a senior official of Pakistan's Defence Export Promotion Organisation.

Innocent Brooklyn Man Freed After Year in Prison

After spending a year in prison, an innocent Brooklyn man was granted his freedom last week. Ronald Bozeman, 65, was charged in relation to a robbery near Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal.

Jordan Davis Killer Disputes Similarities to Trayvon Martin Case

Attorney for Jordan Davis' Killer Disputes Similarities To Trayvon Martin Case The attorney for the Florida man who killed an unarmed Black teenager after claiming...

George Zimmerman Begging More Money to Support His Lifestyle

AFRICANGLOBE - Former neighborhood vigilante and accused murderer George Zimmerman said on his legal fund website that he plans to step up fundraising efforts...

M23 Rebels Commanded by Rwanda’s Defense Minister – UN Report

AFRICANGLOBE - The escalation of conflict in Congo by M23 rebels may signal a panic by Rwanda over its failed bid to get the United...

Prosecutors in Trayvon Martin Shooting Leak Defense List

Prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda in the Trayvon Martin Shooting case, in which George Zimmerman is being charged with second-degree murder of the teenager,...

France Sending Drones to West Africa Holding Secret Meetings

France will move surveillance drones to West Africa and is holding secretive talks with U.S. officials in Paris this week as it seeks to...

Judge Grants George Zimmerman Access to Trayvon Martin’s School Records

A judge ruled on Friday that attorneys for George Zimmerman, the neighborhood vigilante charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin,...

George Zimmerman Trial Date Set for June 10

A Florida judge Wednesday set a June 10, 2013, date for the trial of George Zimmerman on charges of second-degree murder in the shooting...

Zimmerman’s Brother Goes on Twitter Tirade in Trayvon Martin Case

The brother of the Florida man charged in the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin took to Twitter to criticize a lawyer involved with...

Dirty Tricks: Zimmerman’s Lawyer Attempting to Get Trayvon’s Social-Media Records

George Zimmerman's  attorneys will ask a judge to allow them to subpoena Trayvon Martin's school and social-media records at a hearing next week. Zimmerman's defense has...

West African Defense Chiefs Meet On Mali

West Africa's defence chiefs will be meeting in Abidjan to finalize the road map for the deployment of ECOWAS Mission in Mali (MICEMA). The two-day...

Regional Leaders to Deploy Forces in Congo

The proposed international neutral force to pacify the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be deployed within three months, regional leaders meeting in...

Attorney Shuts Down George Zimmerman Facebook Page

The attorney for George Zimmerman the Florida vigilante who stalked and eventually killed Trayvon Martin says he is shutting down a Facebook page the...

George Zimmerman Murder Trial Unlikely Before 2013

George Zimmerman, the neighborhood vigilante who stalked and killed Trayvon Martin in Florida, will probably not face trial until early next year, his lawyers...