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FDLR, ADF on Edge as East Africa Force Intensifies Drills

Rwandan soldiers are part of the EASF set to crush militants in the region

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The Luzinda topic had earlier surfaced at the Premier as MC of the day, Roger Mugisha warned whoever was tweeting about the event not to mistakenly tweet that the movie was called Luzinda instead of Luzira causing laughter across the hall.

Chameleone was one of the actors that played a major role in the movie which hits the box office today. He played the character of a drug dealer, Don Dada.

Chameleone demonstrates how to use a selfie stick

Chameleone demonstrates how to use a selfie stick


More than 300 troops from the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) have gathered at the Rift Valley City of Adama in Ethiopia for their final stage of the validation process in pursuit of attaining Full Operational Capacity (FOC), viagra buy http://daylesfordartshow.com.au/wp-admin/includes/post.php a year in advance of the Africa Standby Forces’ (ASF) target of December 2015.

The EASF is conducting a two week Command Post Exercise (CPX) code named “Mashariki Salam 2014, this ” meaning “peace in Eastern Africa” in preparations for operational capability which aims at responding to security threats in any of the Member States.

Some of the rebel groups which are expected to face this standby force include Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and FDLR which continue to pose a regional security threat.

FDLR was given up to January 2014 to surrender and demobilise or face military action.

The EASF is a fortifying collective effort, pilule matched by the political will of the EASF member States’ to satisfy the existential need by ensuring collective security of the region.

In his remarks during the official opening ceremony today, the Defence Minister for the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mr. Siraj Fegessa, said, “The event marked the achievement of an important milestone for the region and a landmark foundation on which to declare a full operational capability of the EASF.”

The Exercise brings together a multinational and multidimensional regional team consisting of civilian, police and military components which have, over the years, undergone various aspects of Peace Support Operations (PSO) training to prepare for rapid deployment.

The Command Post Exercise 2014 is one of the major joint exercises which EASF has organized. Others are command post exercises 2008 and 2011 which were held in Nairobi, Kenya and in Khartoum, Sudan respectively, Field Training Exercises in 2009 and 2013 in Djibouti and Jinja in Uganda respectively.

Alongside the ongoing Exercise in Ethiopia, EASF is also in the process of finalizing a force verification procedure for all Member States to confirm readiness in preparation of declaration of Full Operational Capability in December 2014.

EASF Member States include Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda.

The EASF is one of the Regional Standby Forces established under the African Peace and Security Architecture to address conflict in the African Continent.

The other regional security blocks are the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the South Development Community (SADC), the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), and the Northern African Regional Community (NARC).

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