Category Archives: SEPARATISM

SIX KILLED AT CHRISTMAS EVE VIGIL SERVICE IN YOBE

25/12/12 KANO, Nigeria (AFP) Gunmen attacked a church in northern Nigeria during a midnight mass on Christmas Eve, killing six people including the pastor, before setting the building ablaze, residents and police said Tuesday. “A group of gunmen came into … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Army Ferret scout car and Puma M26-15 MRAP(behind) at Afmadow, Somalia Harbin Z-9 of the Kenya Army Air Cavalry Panhard AML 90(foreground) and Puma M26-15 MRAP(background)of the Kenya Army in Kismayo

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

UGANDAN TROOPS AND MAMBA MRAPs IN SOMALIA

Ugandan AMISOM troops and Mamba MRAP vehicles

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, UGANDA, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA: OTT PUMA M26-15 MINE AND BLAST PROTECTED VEHICLES

A convoy of Kenya Army Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicles at Afmadow

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, AL SHABAAB, ARMED CONFLICT, BORDER SECURITY, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, KENYA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, POLITICS, RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SEPARATISM, TERRORISM, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , | 11 Comments

BLOG EXCLUSIVE: NIGERIAN AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OBSERVED IN FRENZIED ACTIVITY; DEPLOYMENT FOR COMBAT OPERATIONS IN MALI IMMINENT?

An Alenia ATR 42-500MP Surveyor escorted by freshly upgraded L39 Albatros jets NAF 565 and NAF 567 – life begins afresh Reports reaching Beegeagle’s Blog from impeccable and technically sound sources in certain NAF-relevant Nigerian cities(names withheld for security reasons) … Continue reading

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400 KENYAN SOLDIERS RETURN HOME AFTER SHABAAB FIGHT

Kenya Army FERRET scout car CAPITAL FM September 8, 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya. Approximately 400 Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops are back in the country from Somalia where they have been fighting the Al Shabaab for close to a year now. … Continue reading

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ECOWAS CONTINUES TO BLOCK ARMS SHIPMENT TO MALI

Mali rebel mans a truck-mounted anti-aircraft weapon VOICE OF AMERICA (07 Sep) The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is blocking an arms shipment to Mali at the port of Conakry amid concern that the weapons could wind up … Continue reading

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