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My Monguno Experience And Odyssey To Our Troops 

By Okanga Agila  Life teaches us some prime lessons, which influence our skills of appreciation every day. We are often told, after dusk, comes dawn...
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UN redeploys more troops to protect South Sudanese civilians in troubled region

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said on Thursday it was rapidly redeploying about 150 peacekeepers to the volatile Unity region to boost...
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Federal Troops slay 15 Boko Haram Fighters

Nigerian army late Wednesday confirmed 15 Boko Haram fighters killed in separate clearance operations by troops in the northeastern state of Borno and the...
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Nigerian soldiers liberate 1,000 captives of Boko Haram

Nigerian troops in the northeastern state of Borno have rescued 1,000 more people held hostage by terror group Boko Haram, the army said on...
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Two Palestinians gunned down by Israeli troops

Israel's army said troops shot dead two Palestinians while they were crossing the fence from the besieged Gaza Strip to Israel on Sunday afternoon. The...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

Cambodia devotes 428 troops to UN peacekeeping missions

Cambodia on Thursday dispatched 428 peacekeepers, including 24 females, to join United Nations peacekeeping missions in the African nations of Mali and South Sudan. The...
A soldier is patrolling on Beishuang Island in China’s southeastern coastal area on February 14, 2018. (Photo from 81.cn, the website of the People’s Liberation Army)

China Downsizes Its Army to 300,000 Troops

China has basically completed its mission of reducing the armed forces by 300,000 troops, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday when delivering a...
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Somali army troops train to enhance combat skills

Some 105 Somali National Army (SNA) troops have concluded infantry training on combat skills in built-up areas and landmine clearance as part of efforts...

Pakistan training was necessary for empowering the military

The Nigerian Military on Friday said troops who had recently trained in Pakistan were sent as part of the country’s effort to build its...
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Germany decides to withdraw troops from Turkey’s Incirlik base amid political tensions

Germany readies withdrawal of its military installations in Turkey over a dispute about the latter's blocking of German parliamentarians' access to its soldiers in...
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Rebels point fingers at South Sudanese army of 16 civilians

South Sudanese rebels (SPLA-IO) on Wednesday blamed the killings of over 16 civilians on Monday in the border town of Pajok on government troops...
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Uganda sends troops to Equatorial Guinea for capacity building

The Ugandan military has sent a team of 100 officers to Equatorial Guinea to help build capacity and professionalization of the west African nation's...
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Iraqi PM orders probe into abuses by troops in Mosul

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday ordered an investigation into allegations of violations of human rights reportedly committed by government troops and allied paramilitary...

Gambia Political Crisis: MP Says Nana Addo Wrong in Sending Troops

The Member of Parliament for the Adaklu constituency, Kwame Agbodza, believes President Nana Akufo-Addo should have sought legislative approval before involving Ghanaian troops in...

Senegalese Troops Enter Gambia to Smoke Out Jammeh

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country’s new president, a Senegalese army spokesman has said. It comes...
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Nigeria announces deployment of troops to Gambia

The Nigerian government Wednesday deployed troops and fighter jets to Gambia, as part of the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) mandate to enforce...

ECOWAS, 205 Ghanaian Troops in Gambia to Seize Jammeh

About 205 Ghanaian soldiers have been deployed to  the Gambia to augment a contingent from other West African countries to capture Yahya Jammeh whose...
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ECOWAS Troops Move into Gambia Securing State House

Troops from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have entered The Gambia without any resistance from the country’s military. The troops have secured...

Gambian Crisis: Senegal Send Troops to Gambia Border

Senegalese troops have been seen moving towards the Gambian border in a show of force to pressure President Yahya Jammeh to stand down. Senegal gave...

11 militants killed, 2 soldiers wounded in Philippines clashes

Marine Col. Edgard Arevalo said in a statement that five other Maute members were also wounded in the clashes that broke out around 9...
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AU troops kill 6 Al-Shabaab militants, seize location in S Somalia

AMISOM force spokesperson Joe Kibet told Xinhua by phone that the joint forces took the Bula-Gadud location and recovered weapons during the operation in...
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Nigerian president lauds Chibok girl rescue

In a brief statement issued late on Saturday, the Nigerian leader commended the soldiers for their gallant efforts "to secure the people and territory...

AU troops stationed in Somalia have been without salaries

The allowances for African troops fighting al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia have not been paid for at least six months, the BBC has learned....
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN officials say blue helmets are discredited over cases of sexual abuse

UN Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous and Undersecretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare also said all stakeholders in peacekeeping missions have responsibilities in...
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Sudan Rebel Chief Of Staff Gatwech Dual In Juba

Dual, the South Sudan People's Liberation Movement In-Opposition (SPLM-IO), arrived in Juba with additional 195 troops, paving way for Machar's grand arrival and formation...

2 rebels killed in isolated operation by Algerian troops

"A terrorist was killed on Monday amid ongoing dragging operation being conducted in the forest of Sidi Ali Bounab, in the province of Tizi...
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N-Korea troops fighting for al-Assad in Syrian civil war

Asaad Al-Zoubi, the head of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee delegation, told Russian news agency TASS that North Koreans have committed troops to...

Kenyan slay 13 Al-Shabaab fighters in Somali

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) spokesman Col. David Obonyo said the soldiers had engaged the militants at Sarira in Lecta Belt, about 30km north of...
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Nigeria’s military boss asks troops to guard against human rights

The army chief gave the warning while addressing officers and soldiers at the headquarters of 82 Division of Nigeria Army in southeast city...
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Troops deployed in northern Nigeria state to end communal clash

State governor Samuel Ortom, who disclosed this in Makurdi, the state capital, said the federal government approved the deployment of soldiers to protect lives...

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