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UN Security Council Authorizes African-Led Intervention Force in Mali

AFRICANGLOBE - The Security Council yesterday authorized the deployment of an African-led International Support Mission in Mali, to be known as AFISMA, for an initial period of one year to assist the authorities in recovering rebel-held regions in the north and restoring the unity of the country.

Southern Africa Sending Standby Force to Eastern Congo

AFRICANGLOBE - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided to activate its stand-by force and dispatch it to the troubled eastern region of...

West African Leaders Approve Military Plan for Mali

West African leaders have approved a military strategy to help Mali retake control of the north of the country from Arab terrorists. Leaders from the...

UN Extends Somalia Peacekeeping Force

The United Nations Security Council extended an African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia for four months on Wednesday as it mulls lifting an arms...

South Africa: The Third Force Responsible for Labour Unrest

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers has been claiming that workers organising their own strikes are being covertly 'manipulated' and their strikes and protests...

African Standby Force: More Problems Than Solutions

The African Standby Force is a beautiful concept. The crack troops were meant to be the silver bullet for Africa's security problems, a rapid-response...

Regional Leaders Agrees Regional Force for DR Congo

A neutral international force will be set up to hunt down armed groups in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), regional...

Uganda Deploys Air Force to Somalia

The Uganda People's Defence Air Force has for the first time sent a contingent of ace pilots to support the ongoing African Union (AU)...

Security Council Considering African Request for Stabilization Force in Mali

Condemning the forcible seizure of power in Mali earlier this year, the United Nations Security Council today demanded the immediate and unconditional cessation of...

Sudan Air Force Bomb Darfur and South Kordofan Killing Nine

Nine Sudanese citizens were killed and seven seriously injured as a result of aerial bombardments and shelling by the Sudanese Air Force in the...

South Africa Sells Cheetah Fighter Jets to Ecuador

All 12 of the South African Cheetah supersonic fighters sold to Ecuador have successfully completed their test flights and are now ready for deployment...

UN-Backed AU Peacekeeping Force for Mali Imminent

The African Union, Chairman, President Thomas Yayi Boni of Benin has announced that preparations are underway for the organisation to send a peace-keeping force...

NAACP Endorses Gay Marriage

Most Blacks do not support gay marriageIn a move that some called disturbing, America's oldest civil rights group voted Saturday to endorse gay marriage. The Jewish...

Ghana Takes Delivery of Second C-295; Mi-17 Helicopters on Their Way

The Ghana Air Force has received its second and final Airbus Military C-295 transport aircraft. The first C-295 was delivered in November last year...

European Military Launches Air Raid On Suspected Somali Pirates

European Union military forces carried out an air raid on what they called "pirate equipment" on the coast of Somalia on Tuesday. It is the...

Republican Candidate Hosts Cross Burning Event

Shaun Winkler, a White supremacist in Idaho and Republican candidate running to become Bonner County sheriff, is defending his recent cross burning ceremony, after...