EUFOR in Congo

Gerard Gaudin reports on how, with the aid of Belgian UAVs, European soldiers are supporting the UN in securing the first free presidential elections in the Congo for nearly 40 years.

THE EUROPEAN Union is currently carrying out its second autonomous military operation — once again in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). It successfully completed Operation Artemis in the Congo’s Bunia district in the summer of 2003, following a request to reinforce — the MONUC (Mission des Nations Uniies en Republique Democratique du Congo — United Nations Mission in DRC).

Launched on July 30 for a four-month period, EUFOR

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Uganda has received the first batch of Russian Su-30 fighters

The first batch of Russian multi-role fighters Su-30 delivered to Uganda, said Wednesday the Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (TSAMTO) with reference to the representative of the East African country's air force captain Tabari Kikonko.

Was held on the eve of the first test flight.

Uganda is preparing to develop oil fields in the Lake Albert and acquire military equipment to ensure safety in the border areas of the Congo. The British company Tullow Oil PLC, French Total SA and China's Cnooc Ltd. intend to implement projects in Uganda to develop oil fields,

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Cannibalistic roots EU

Yes, no, we are not a European nation! And you know why? We — good! Our ancestors did not burn witches masse and blacks hands are chopped for outstanding standards of delivery rubber inventors "European standards." And Europe ax! And, more recently. A little more than a hundred years ago. And ahead of this humanitarian grinder marched the same Brussels, which is now the capital of the European Union. Yes, so gallantly marched that even other European colonists were terrified, saying, dear sirs Belgians, not so! After all, you are just undermining faith in the noble mission of the white

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Uganda has received the first batch of Russian Su-30 fighters

The first batch of Russian multi-role fighters Su-30 delivered to Uganda, said Wednesday the Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (TSAMTO) with reference to the representative of the East African country’s air force captain Tabari Kikonko.

Was held on the eve of the first test flight.

Uganda is preparing to develop oil fields in the Lake Albert and acquire military equipment to ensure safety in the border areas of the Congo. The British company Tullow Oil PLC, French Total SA and China’s Cnooc Ltd. intend to implement projects in Uganda to develop oil fields,

Continue reading Uganda has received the first batch of Russian Su-30 fighters

Uganda has received the first batch of Russian Su-30 fighters

The first batch of Russian multi-role fighters Su-30 delivered to Uganda, said Wednesday the Center for Analysis of World Arms Trade (TSAMTO) with reference to the representative of the East African country’s air force captain Tabari Kikonko.

Was held on the eve of the first test flight.

Uganda is preparing to develop oil fields in the Lake Albert and acquire military equipment to ensure safety in the border areas of the Congo. The British company Tullow Oil PLC, French Total SA and China’s Cnooc Ltd. intend to implement projects in Uganda to develop oil fields,

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Fire season resumes

Fire season resumes Natural Disasters

In central and western Africa, the newly resumed land and forest fire season. Since mid-June, it recorded hundreds of new fires. Hardest-hit southern provinces of Angola, north-west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and south-east Zambia. Over all this territory to lift heavy curtain of smoke from fires that interferes with normal life of local residents. Smoke from the burning land in the Congo drift to neighboring countries, located north-west.

Fires in West Africa. 06/15/2012 In Africa, less extensive fires are not always the cause of extremely hot, dry weather. Often fire

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In the Congo, the UN mission crashed plane

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Photo from aeroflight.co.uk

5.04.11.V Congo while landing in the capital Kinshasa airport plane crashed UN mission. Number of victims to 32 people. One managed to survive, according to information AGENCY citing UN official Farhan Haq.

Let-410 plane that crashed at Kinshasa airport, was to produce in the Czech Republic, belonged to the Georgian airline Airzena and was chartered by the UN World Food Programme. The composition of the peacekeeping mission in Congo has about 22 thousand people, including 21 Russians.

As a result of the crash died on the specified data 32 people. One passenger survived. No other

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CONGO PURCHASE spetsavtomobili «TIGER» FOR YOUR MIA

  Sergei Astafev. Congo purchase several lots of special vehicles «Tiger» production Arzamas Machine Building Plant (AMZ, Nizhny Novgorod region, comes in the Military Industrial Company, MIC) for its own Ministry of Interior, said the MIC.   «They signed the first contract and the first game,» Tigers » already preparing to send to the African continent. In line to sign a new contract with the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of the Congo. This is the second African country, where they will carry their service Russian «Tigers» — said in a statement.   MIC is not representative referred

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A passenger plane crashed in Congo

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8.07.11.Passazhirsky airliner Boeing 727 crashed to the ground in the Democratic Republic Kongo.V total, according to preliminary data, the crash victims were 53.

40 people managed to get more out of the rubble alive samoleta.Po According to the aviation services of the republic, the plane hit the ground before it reached a few kilometers to the national airport Congo "Kusanagi."

According to some, "Boeing" fell to the ground when the pilot trying to land in low visibility conditions, missed the landing point polosy.V crash on board the Boeing 727 were 112 people. Marina Hudak

Source: Life News Online

In Congo, Nyamuragira volcano continues to erupt. Video

Volcanoes

16.01.12.V Congo continues erupting volcano Nyamuragira, lava fountain height of 50-150 m, and the emission of heated stones fly in a radius of 600 meters Nyamuragira volcano is the most active volcano in Africa, In 1885, he erupted about 40 times. The last eruption began in November 2011.

Source: volcanodiscovery.com

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Nyamlagira or Nyamuragira (Nyamulagira, Nyamuragira) — active shield volcano in the Virunga Mountains (territory of the Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of the Congo).

The volcano is located 25-30 km north of Lake Kivu, merges with the volcano Nyiragongo base. Nyamlagira considered the most active volcanoes

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