Monthly Archives: December 2013

OP RESTORE ORDER SITREP- Week Ending 28 December 2013

Situation Friendly Forces: 23 December: The Ministry of Defence states that 5 civilians, 15 soldiers and 50 insurgents were killed as they withdrew from BAMA and over 20 insurgent vehicles were destroyed by air attacks Insurgents withdrew to CAMEROUN though … Continue reading

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Cenral African Republic/ Centrafrique SITREP-29 December 2013

Situation Friendly Forces 22 December: A Congolese MISCA peacekeeper was killed in BOSSANGOA by anti Balaka fighters whilst protecting Muslims in the hospital, 4 civilians were also killed. The Congolese peacekeepers captured 3 men with grenades of whom 2 subsequently … Continue reading

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Rain does not fall on one roof alone: Nigeria, Cameroun and the Central African Republic. Part 2

As discussed in the first installement, one could define Northern Cameroun as Vital Ground to Boko Haram and Ansaru and the recurrent crisis in CAR means that Eastern Cameroun is perpetually threatened by banditry and insecurity. From a Nigerian perspective this is a severe … Continue reading

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Rain does not fall on one roof alone: Nigeria, Cameroun and the Central African Republic. Part 1

Pluie ne tombe pas sur un toit seul (Rain does not fall on one roof alone) Cameroun bordering west and central Africa has been an island of stability for the 53 years of its independence. Ruled by Paul Biya since … Continue reading

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Central African Republic/ Centrafrique SITREP- as of 22 December 2013

Situation Friendly Forces 15 December: CAR Interim leader Michel DJOTODIA has dismissed 3 members of the transitional government; Finance Minister Christophe MBREMAIDOU, Rural Development Minister Joseph BEDOUNGA and Security Minister Josue BINOUA. The move is poorly received 16 December: The … Continue reading

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OP RESTORE ORDER SITREP- Week Ending 21 December 2013

Situation Friendly Forces: 18 December: the Senate held a 6 hour closed door session with the Service Chiefs and Heads of Agencies reviewing emergency rule in ADAMAWA, BORNO and YOBE States. Attendees were Admiral Sa’ad IBRAHIM (Chief of Defence Staff), … Continue reading

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OP RESTORE ORDER SITREP- Week Ending 14 December 2013

Situation Friendly Forces: 8 December: The BORNO State Governor Alhaji Kashim SHETTIMA presented the Shehu of BAMA, Alhaji Kyari Ibrahim EL-KANEMI N100m for victims of insurgent attacks in BAMA 9 December: 7 Division has devised a new strategy to defend … Continue reading

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