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France to sell Egypt 30 fighter jets in $4.5 billion deal...

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Egypt has signed a contract with France to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets, its defence ministry said in a statement early on Tuesday, in...

France, Germany, Spain, Italy: condemn this week’s killing of foreigners in...

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France, Germany, Spain and Italy on Friday condemned this week's killing of foreign citizens during an ambush in Burkina Faso. The joint statement - issued...

France shifts stance on Chad transition calling for civilian government

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France on Tuesday moved away from backing a civilian-military transition in Chad calling for a civilian national unity government to be put in place...

With eye on Islamist fight, France backs Chad military takeover

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France defended the Chadian army's takeover of power on Thursday after the battlefield death of President Idriss Deby presented Paris with an uncomfortable choice...

France defends Chad military takeover as needed to ensure stability

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France's foreign minister on Thursday defended a military takeover in Chad despite objections from the opposition there, saying it was necessary for security amid...

Explainer: Chad’s strategic interest to France, Western allies

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Chad's longtime ruler President Idriss Deby, a Western ally in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa, was killed on the frontline against rebels...

Nigerian Navy receives new survey vessel NNS Lana

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The Nigerian Navy has taken delivery of the purpose-built survey vessel NNS Lana at the Ocea shipyard in France. The vessel was handed over during...

France to open Mitterrand’s Rwanda archives

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France will open the Rwanda archives of former French president Francois Mitterrand, as part of an effort to better understand the nation’s role in...

France faces rising calls to investigate Mali air strike

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France faced mounting calls from rights groups on Thursday to open an investigation into an air strike by its forces in Mali that a...

Northern Mali officials say French strike killed civilians, France denies

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Local officials in northern Mali accused France’s army on Friday of killing six civilians in an airstrike, but French forces said they had hit...

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SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

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With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...
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