Tag Archives: DRONES

U.S MILITARY PLANS DRONE BASE IN NIGER REPUBLIC

US AFRICOM Commander, General Carter F. Ham VOA News (29 Jan, 2013) News reports say the United States is preparing to establish a base for drones in northwest Africa to boost surveillance of Islamist extremist groups. Reports quote U.S. officials, … Continue reading

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NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE: COMPTROLLER GENERAL SUGGESTS USE OF DRONES FOR BORDER PATROL

Mrs Rose Uzoma, Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA 31 December, 2012 Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mrs Rose Uzoma, has suggested the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),known as drones, for effective border patrol … Continue reading

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REPORT: US EXPANDING ANTI-TERROR OPERATIONS IN DJIBOUTI

VOA News (26 Oct) A Washington newspaper reports the United States has sharply escalated its counter-terrorism operations at a military base in the East African nation of Djibouti. The Washington Post says unmanned drones on missions over Somalia and Yemen … Continue reading

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