Tag: weapons

Op-Ed: The danger of supplementing aid to Africa with weapons

Earl Conteh-Morgan | University of South Florida During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given weapons as part of development aid so that they could...

South African police find weapons stash in basement

South African police said they discovered weapons and explosives including a suicide bomb vest stashed in the basement of a Johannesburg building on Monday. Police spokesman Mavela Masondo said they were called after...

U.S. State Dept approves possible $418 mn military aircraft sale to Kenya

the approval was for the possible sale of up to 12 Air Tractor AT-802L planes and more.

While economy crumbles, South Sudan buys weapons – report

South Sudan's economy has effectively collapsed due to government policies that include buying weapons instead of funding social services.