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OPERATIONAL IMAGERY : STREIT SPARTAN MK.II APC OF THE NIGERIAN AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT

A Streit Spartan Mk.II APC of Nigeria’s Formed Police Unit out and about on patrol in Somalia

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UN: UP TO 3,000 AU PEACEKEEPERS KILLED IN SOMALIA SINCE 2007

UPDF BMP-2 and Casspir bring up the rear after the ambush at Elasha while Somali troops wearing red berets travel in the 4WD patrol van VOICE OF AMERICA 11 May, 2013 As many as 3,000 African Union peacekeepers have been … Continue reading

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KENYA DEFENCE FORCE IN SOMALIA

Kenyan troops load supplies as they prepare to travel in a Kenya Air Force Mi-171e (Photo Credit: DAILY NATION) A Kenya Defence Force soldier in Kismayo, Somalia KDF soldiers stand behind a Puma M26-15 Mine and Blast Protected Vehicle

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NIGERIA POLICE MOBILE FORCE(MOPOL) COPS AND STREIT SPARTAN MK.II APCs OF THE AMISOM FORMED POLICE UNIT IN MOGADISHU, SOMALIA

Men of the Nigeria Police Mobile Force(MOPOL) deployed in Mogadishu, Somalia with the AMISOM Formed Police Unit stand around a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC Men of the Somali Police Force(foreground). In the background standing near a Streit Spartan Mk.II APC … Continue reading

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U.S ARMY TO TRAIN AFRICAN FORCES IN COUNTER-TERRORISM

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham CBS NEWS December 24, 2012 WASHINGTON A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year,part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries … Continue reading

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KENYA POLICE ARREST MAN WITH SIX G3 RIFLES, 16 LIVE ROUNDS IN NORTHERN KENYA

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police MANDERA, Kenya Dec. 10 (Xinhua) Kenyan police have arrested a man who was found ferrying six G-3 rifles and 16 rounds of ammunition at a roadblock in northern Kenyan town of Mandera … Continue reading

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KENYA POLICE LAUNCH MANHUNT FOR KILLERS OF KDF SOLDIER IN N.E KENYA

Kenya Army troops at the Liboi border post GARISSA, Kenya Dec. 10 (Xinhua) Kenyan police said on Monday a major operation is underway to arrest those behind the murder of a soldier and a civilian and the injury of another … Continue reading

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5 PERSONS FEARED DEAD..MP, 15 OtHERS WOUNDED IN GRENADE ATTACK ON NAIROBI’S HIDAYA MOSQUE

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police 08/12/2012 CAPITAL FM, NAIROBI Three more people succumbed to injuries of Friday night’s grenade attack in Eastleigh, raising the death toll to five. “Three people died last night, the death toll is … Continue reading

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CHINESE FIRM WINS US$5 MILLION TENDER FOR INTEGRATED URBAN SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS IN KENYA

NAIROBI Nov. 27 (Xinhua) The Chinese firm, Nanjing Les Information Technology, has won a 5 million U.S. dollars integrated urban surveillance system (IUSS) project,which is to be completed by February 2013, a senior Kenyan official disclosed on Tuesday. Nairobi Metropolitan … Continue reading

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TENSION HIGH IN NORTHEASTERN KENYA AFTER HEADSHOTS BY GUNMEN KILL 3 SOLDIERS AT GARISSA

Kenya Army troops at the Liboi border post GARISSA, Kenya Nov. 19 (Xinhua) Tension is high in Kenya’s northern restive town of Garissa on Monday after the killing of three soldiers near the border with Somalia. Unknown assailants shot the … Continue reading

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