Monthly Archives: January 2018

I Seminário CEBRAFRICA

Nos dias 23 e 24 de maio acontecerá na Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) o I Seminário do Centro Brasileiro de Estudos Africanos (CEBRAFRICA) – Debates sobre a África Contemporânea: desafios securitários e estratégias de desenvolvimento. Serão abertas vagas nas modalidades apresentador e ouvinte. Convidamos pesquisadores e interessados a participar.

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African Standby Force logistics base in Cameroon opens

Via CRTV

The African Standby Force (ASF) continental logistics base located in Douala, Cameroon, was inaugurated Friday by Prime Minister Philemon Yang. It consists of structures located near the Douala Air Base (BASA) base which ceded ten hectares of the national military facility. The facilities include 32 administrative offices, a meeting room, a squadron building, a consortium of operational means and many other military equipment and materials. According to Yang, “this infrastructure will support African troops waiting for rapid deployment in a specific area in times of crisis.” “Advanced technology” facilities should allow the African Union to be less dependent on the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in its humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, he said.

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