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Piracy: Ghana affected by Nigerian pirates.

Piracy: Ghana affected by Nigerian pirates.

Two recent pirate attacks have raised international concerns that Ghana is turning into a hot spot for piracy and armed robbery at sea. Released in August, last July oil tanker…

Kenya´s President accepted resignation of Intelligence Chief.

Kenya´s President accepted resignation of Intelligence Chief.

NAIROBI – Kenya´s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday announced the resignation of  intelligence chief Major-General Michael Gichangi “on personal grounds.”  There was no immediate replacement announced, but President Kenyatta’s spokesman…

Success fighting terrorism in Africa: France launched Operation Barkhane in Mali, Chad, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.

Success fighting terrorism in Africa: France launched Operation Barkhane in Mali, Chad, Niger, Mauritania, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.

by Alejandro Ronard Alem.- The French President Mr. Francois Hollande, has announced that the operation Serval has fulfilled its mission in Mali. President Hollande has also declared that the situation…

About Boko Haram´s financial sources.

About Boko Haram´s financial sources.

Boko Haram has ample cash in a part of Nigeria and West Africa where money is scarce.  Its weapons have shifted from relatively cheap AK-47s in the early days of…

U.S. forming counterterror units in Niger, Libya, Mali and Mauritania.

U.S. forming counterterror units in Niger, Libya, Mali and Mauritania.

U.S. Special Operations troops are forming elite counterterrorism units in four African countries (in North and West Africa). U.S. officials said these units  are pivotal in the widening war against…

Nigeria for more Army recruitment to fight Boko Haram.

Nigeria for more Army recruitment to fight Boko Haram.

The Nigerian  Government has given  the armed forces and other security agencies the order  to embark on mass recruitment  to the war against terrorism in the country, starting in May.…

U.N. failed to stop 21 tons of undeclared Chinese arms and ammo, “smuggled” into Ivory Coast.

U.N. failed to stop 21 tons of undeclared Chinese arms and ammo, “smuggled” into Ivory Coast.

United Nations experts have called for the U.N. to stop allowing arms for its Mali peacekeepers to be shipped through  Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware sent…

European Union´s “country building” mission in Mali.

European Union´s  “country building” mission in Mali.

19.04.14. MALI.- The EU -European Union- agreed last  Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali’s police while also extending by two years a mission to train the…

South Sudan peace talks advancing in Ethiopia

South Sudan peace talks advancing in Ethiopia

East African Presidents met in Ethiopia on Thursday (March 13th, 2014) in the latest push for peace in war-torn South Sudan, where almost three months of conflict has left thousands…

Making History: Franco German Brigade to be deployed in Mali, West Africa.

Making History: Franco German Brigade to be deployed in Mali, West Africa.

  Due to Al Qaeda activities in Northern Mali, France and Germany have said they will send a joint military Franco-German brigade to this country, in its first deployment to…