Tag Archives: CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

LAKE CHAD BASIN COUNTRIES AGREE ON MILITARY TASK FORCE TO FIGHT TERRORISTS, ARMS TRAFFICKING AND STEM CROSS-BORDER ATTACKS

Nigerian troops prepare to swing into action against Boko Haram terrorists in Borno PHOTO CREDIT: VOICE OF AMERICA VOICE OF AMERICA March 18, 2014 Moki Edwin Kindzeka The countries around Lake Chad in central Africa say they will create a … Continue reading

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CAMEROON ON HIGH ALERT TO COMBAT INSECURITY ALONG ITS BORDERS…PRESIDENT JONATHAN OF NIGERIA DUE TO VISIT YAOUNDE TOMORROW FOR TRANSNATIONAL SECURITY TALKS

PAN AFRICAN NEWS AGENCY 24 January, 2014 Cameroon is on high alert due to the insurgency and political instability in neighbouring countries, and has therefore honed its strategies to counter the situation along its borders. The terrorist activities of the … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICA ‘DOWNPLAYED’ CASUALTIES IN C.A.R FIGHTING…EYEWITNESS TO EVACUATION CLAIMS ‘COUNTED OVER 50 BODYBAGS WITH MORE BEING BROUGHT IN’ ; TROOPS WERE DEPLOYED TO SAFEGUARD MINING INTERESTS – FRANCE24 REPORT

FRANCE24 4/4/2013 Many more South African troops died during a rebel offensive in the Central African Republic than Pretoria has admitted, local sources have told RFI.The same sources said the soldiers were fighting to protect South African mining and oil … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICA PULL OUT TROOPS FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

April 4, 2013 JOHANNESBURG (AFP) South Africa has decided to pull its troops out of the Central African Republic because the deal under which they were deployed has become void with the fall the government there, President Jacob Zuma said … Continue reading

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13 SOUTH AFRICAN SOLDIERS KILLED, 27 OTHERS INJURED AS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC’S SELEKA REBELS SEIZE CAPITAL CITY

AL JAZEERA 25 March, 2013 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has said that 13 South African troops were killed in clashes with the Seleka rebels on the outskirts of Bangui, the capital.Zuma said on Monday that 27 South African soldiers … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT ORDERS DEPLOYMENT OF TROOPS TO THE C.A.R

CAPE TOWN, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) South African President Jacob Zuma has authorized the deployment of 400 South African National Defense Force (SANDF) personnel to the Central African Republic (CAR) torn by a civil war, it was announced on Sunday. The … Continue reading

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GABON SEND 120 TROOPS TO CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC FOR MICOPAX INTERPOSITION FORCE OPERATIONS

LIBREVILLE, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) Gabon on Tuesday sent 120 soldiers to an interposition force of the Mission for Peace Consolidation in Central African Republic, where a newly formed Seleka rebellion is threatening the capital Bangui after taking 10 northern and … Continue reading

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ECCAS (CCEAC) WARN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC REBELS NOT TO TOUCH THE ‘RED LINE’

N’DJAMENA, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) The Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC) is warning Central African Republic rebels not to touch the “red line” of Damara, 75 km from the capital Bangui. The regional bloc issued the warning in a … Continue reading

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C.A.R REBELS THREATEN CAPITAL, REGIONAL TROOPS SEND REINFORCEMENTS; SIX DOZEN TROOPS ARRIVE FROM CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, OTHERS COMING FROM CHAD, GABON AND CAMEROON

VOICE OF AMERICA (31 Dec, 2012) Rebels in the Central African Republic continue to threaten the capital, Bangui, as regional leaders work on opening peace talks in January, while deploying troop reinforcements to the frontline. Rebels in the Central African … Continue reading

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FOMAC, ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF CENTRAL AFRICAN STATES’ MILITARY FORCE, SENDING MORE TROOPS TO PROTECT BANGUI AS REBELS ADVANCE IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

BANGUI, Central African Republic Dec 27(AFP) More regional troops are being sent to secure the capital of the Central African Republic ahead of a rebel advance, with France saying it has no plan to intervene in its former colony’s conflict. … Continue reading

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