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Chad’s troops enter Nigeria guns blazing against Boko Haram

Chad’s troops enter Nigeria guns blazing against Boko Haram

Chadian troops have entered Nigeria to join the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram.Armoured vehicles and infantry crossed a bridge from Cameroon following air strikes and mortar attacks on Boko Haram positions, officials say.Fighting focused on the key north-eastern town of Gamboru, Nigerian security spokesman Mike Omeri said.Chad’s deepening involvement shows how the conflict […]

Spain ready to permanently host US Marines for deployment on Africa missions

Spain ready to permanently host US Marines for deployment on Africa missions

Spain said Friday it was starting negotiations with Washington to host a permanent US Marines intervention force for deployment on missions to Africa.The Spanish government said it was ready to permanently extend an agreement under which the force has been based at Moron de la Frontera, near Seville in southern Spain. The government approved negotiations […]

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