Category Archives: Africa

British troops in Mali – What will the situation be like for them on the ground?

BRITISH TROOPS IN MALI - WHAT WILL THE SITUATION BE LIKE FOR THEM ON THE GROUND?

With soldiers from the British Army being sent to the west African frontline in December, and with numerous French troops having been killed there this year already, what will our troops face on deployment? 2 Royal Anglian – an infantry battalion based in Rutland – and the Light Dragoons Regiment – an armoured unit based in North Yorkshire – will

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British troops to be sent to Mali to fight the war on terror in Africa

BRITISH FORCES TO BE SENT TO MALI TO FIGHT THE WAR ON TERROR IN AFRICA

Troops from the Light Dragoons and 2 Royal Anglian (Poachers) will deploy in December. Attention has switched to Mali in west Africa as the terror-alert raises there and the British military finish their four year United Nations deployment in South Sudan. British troops have spent the past few years in Africa training the country’s troops to fight extremism including Nigerian,

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