Sign up, start voting on articles and create your own news feeds! | Login | Create a free account
Share |

Ivory Coast to Retire 1,000 Soldiers to Slim Down Military

Ivory Coast will cut its armed forces by about 1,000 troops by the end of the year, a government spokesman said Wednesday, in a bid to rationalize a costly and sometimes unruly military.

Government spokesman Bruno Kone told reporters after a cabinet meeting that the 997 soldiers had accepted voluntary retirement this year as part of an initiative to conform to "accepted standards," partly by reducing the ratio of noncommissioned officers to lower ranks.

Ivory Coast does not give details on the size of its military, but security sources estimate there are more...

read more...

Published By: Africa.,. - Wednesday, 6 December

  • Older News
  • Juliet Ibrahim and Iceberg Slim go their separate ways? Ghanamma (2 days ago) - Entertainment of Sunday, 18 February 2018 Source: yen.com.gh 2018-02-18 Juliet Ibrahim and Iceberg Slim Some rumors have emerged concerning the much talked-about relationship between Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim and Nigerian...Read more
  • Breakup rumor trails Juliet Ibrahim and Iceberg Slim Ghanamma (3 days ago) - Entertainment of Saturday, 17 February 2018 Source: gistreel.com 2018-02-17 Juliet Ibrahim and boyfriend Iceberg Slim The smoke in the air as breakup rumors trail Juliet Ibrahim and Iceberg Slim Last...Read more