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Africa Command - News Archive

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  1. U.S. air strikes kill 7 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    Three U.S. air strikes killed seven al Shabaab fighters in Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said on Thursday. The strikes hit targets 200 miles (320 km) southwest of Mogadishu on Wednesday and Thursday ...
    Friday, 18 August 2017
  2. US, UK strengthen Amisom intelligence gathering

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops are making strides in improving their intelligence-gathering capabilities in the fight against violent extremist organizations like al-Shabaab following ...
    Friday, 18 August 2017
  3. ISS: Is Trump militarising US-Africa policy?

    Category: Security/National Security

    ‘The US is waging a massive shadow war in Africa … The war you’ve never heard of,’ the online journal VICE News recently announced. ‘Today, according to U.S. military documents obtained by VICE News, special ...
    Thursday, 10 August 2017
  4. US was part of Somali raid that killed al Shabaab commander

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... with its regional partners as a direct response to al Shabaab actions, including recent attacks on Somali forces," the US military's Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement. "His removal disrupts ...
    Monday, 07 August 2017
  5. US military probing torture claims at Cameroon base

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... across the base". Mark Cheadle, a spokesman for the US military's Germany-based Africa Command, said a "commander's inquiry" had been set up, although he was unable to provide details of its progress. ...
    Monday, 07 August 2017
  6. Cameroon apparently torturing suspects

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... and training. US Africa Command said it had not received reports of human rights abuses by Cameroonian forces at the base mentioned. French Defence Ministry officials did not immediately comment. ...
    Thursday, 20 July 2017
  7. Traditional South African “klip stapel” starts Ex Shared Accord at CTC

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    The joint South Africa/US Exercise Shared Accord started at the SA Army Combat Training Centre (CTC) this week with the American contingent introduced to the local tradition of “klip stapel” (rock piling) ...
    Thursday, 20 July 2017
  8. Uganda People’s Defense Force hold historic engineering graduation

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander Brig. Gen. David Furness attended the graduation ceremony for 60 engineers from Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) on July 7, at a Marine base in Jinja, ...
    Monday, 17 July 2017
  9. First arrivals for Exercise Shared Accord reported

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    Movement of US military equipment into South Africa ahead of the bilateral Exercise Shared Accord started this week with reliable sources reporting the arrival of two US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III ...
    Wednesday, 12 July 2017
  10. Pentagon confirms US strike on al Shabaab in Somalia

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... out an air strike against al Shabaab on July 2. "We will continue to assess the results of the operation and will provide additional information as appropriate," the US military's Africa Command said ...
    Thursday, 06 July 2017

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