Defense ministers in Africa proposed establishing a rapid response force

By Dave Okonjie |

East Africa––Defense chiefs from African nations met in the Ugandan capital Kampala this week to discuss regional security and defense matters facing the continent, especially in the wake international terrorism.

During the meeting on Tuesday the African defense ministers agreed to establish a precipitous reaction force that will be positioned anywhere in the region where violence erupts.

The defense chiefs agreed to meet in October this year to craft operational budget and offshoot activities as well as second officers to the African Union (AU) early warning systems.

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Source: Globe Afrique Media

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.