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EASF Launches Logistic Map Exercise (MAPEX) in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

In a significant development on 8th of July 2024, the EASF Force Commander, General Getachew Ali Mohamed, alongside the Logistics Base, Chief of Staff, Colonel Julien Rwangarambe, inaugurated The Logistics Mapex Planning Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This pivotal event is set to span five days, concluding on Friday, July 12th 2024.

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EASF Flags off its Election Observer Mission to Rwanda

The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) has officially commenced its Election Observer Mission (EOM) to be deployed in the Republic of Rwanda in preparation for the 2024 election.

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EASF Participates in Virtual Meeting with AUC Commission

 

 

 

On 8th of July 2024, Brigadier General (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF), took part to the virtual meeting between the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat and the CEOs of the Regional Economic Communities and Regional Mechanisms.

Brig Gen (Rtd) Njema supported AU-led initiatives and policies aimed at promoting peace and stability across the continent. He also reaffirmed the EASF operational readiness to deploy rapidly in response to crises and conflicts in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.

 

 

 

 

EASF Director Meeting at the Carabinieri General Headquarters in Italy

On June 28, 2024, Brig (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force, wrapped up his visit to Italy, with a significant meeting at the Carabinieri General Headquarters with the Head of the II Department, Brig. Gen. Arturo Guarino, to discuss potential future collaboration between the two Organizations.

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Verification of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Pledged Capabilities to EASF

On July 2, 2024, Brig (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF), highlighted the significance of the verification of Ethiopian pledged capabilities to the EASF as a pivotal moment in advancing regional peace, security, and cooperation.

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Director EASF Visits the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU) in Vicenza, Italy

On June 26, 2024, Brig (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force, visited the Center of Excellence for Stability Police Units (CoESPU) in Vicenza, Italy.

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EASF Director Pays Courtesy Call to the 2nd Mobile Brigade in Italy

On the 25th of June 2024, Brigadier (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF), paid a visit to the 2nd Mobile Brigade in Livorona, Italy.

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EASF Director's Visit to Foster Cooperation in Italy

In a visit that highlights the importance of international cooperation, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force, Brigadier (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, visited the 8° Regiment “Lazio” in Italy on June 24, 2024. The Director and his delegation were warmly received by Brig. Gen. (Carabinieri) Andrea Paris.

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EASF Roster Verification Exercise in the Republic of Burundi

Ambassador Diedone Ndabarushimana from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Burundi extended a warm welcome to the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) as they commenced the EASF Roster verification in the Republic of Burundi.

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Closing Ceremony of the EASF Battle Group Commanders Course

Brig Gen Julius Bagonza, Director of Human Resource Management UPDF Air Force, was the Guest of Honor at the closing ceremony of the Eastern Africa Standby Force Battle Group Commanders Course, which took place on June 14th, 2024.

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EASF Director Participates in Joint Planning Retreat for EU Support Programme

Brig (Rtd) Paul Kahuria Njema, the Director of the Eastern Africa Standby Force, was a key participant in a joint planning retreat held in Nairobi, Kenya, from June 11th to 12th, 2024.

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