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DR CONGO REJECTS PROPOSAL TO EXCLUDE ANGOLA, ZIMBABWE, NAMIBIA FROM INTERNATIONAL NEUTRAL FORCE…TANZANIA, KENYA AND ZAMBIA TO PROVIDE TROOPS

Indian MONUSCO peacekeepers and BMP-2 IFV at Kibumba, defend the DR Congo city of Goma from 20km out KINSHASA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has rejected the proposal by the African Association for the Defense … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY 58TH REGULAR COURSE CADETS COMMISSIONED

Cadets of the Nigerian Defence Academy   SEPTEMBER 18, 2011   Jonathan Pledges Better Security     President Goodluck Jonathan Saturday assured Nigerians that his administration is taking all measures to create harmonious and peaceful atmosphere in every part of … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR:FRANCE BACKED BIAFRA TO THE HILT

Keeping Biafra Alive TIME MAGAZINE Friday, Dec. 06, 1968 Perhaps the most important single reason for battered Biafra’s continuing survival against the attacks of the Nigerian Federal Army is a steady infusion of French military aid. Although the French will … Continue reading

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ZIMBABWE DIAMONDS CLEARED FOR EXPORT

Some Diamonds From Zimbabwe Field Cleared for Export VOA NEWS Peta Thornycroft | Johannesburg 16 July 2010 Photo: AP Women take a break from digging for diamonds in Marange, eastern Zimbabwe (file photo) Human rights groups say they are partially … Continue reading

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SEVEN OF THE WORLD’S TEN LONGEST-SERVING PRESIDENTS ARE AFRICANS

Longest-serving leaders MUAMMAR QADDAFI: 40 years, 6 months. Mr. Qaddafi seized power in a bloodless military coup in September 1969. Thanks to sitting on top of Africa’s largest proven oil reserves, he is used to throwing his weight around internationally, … Continue reading

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