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  1. US conducts air strike against Somali militants

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    The United States has carried out an air strike targeting al Shabaab, killing an estimated ten militants. US Africa Command (Africom) said to support the Federal Government of Somalia's continued ...
    Friday, 04 January 2019
  2. AFRICOM year in review

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    As U.S. Africa Command celebrated its tenth anniversary, 2018 was another milestone year for the command. Initially activated on Oct. 1, 2007, AFRICOM became fully operational as a unified combatant ...
    Wednesday, 02 January 2019
  3. U.S. says air strikes killed 62 militants in Somalia

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... Command (Africom) said four strikes were carried out on Saturday, killing 34 militants, and two more on Sunday, which killed 28. “Africa Command and our Somali partners conducted these air strikes to prevent ...
    Monday, 17 December 2018
  4. Four dead after Somali air strike

    Category: Security/National Security

    ...  The military’s Africa Command (Africom) said the strike was carried out on Tuesday this week. “The US air strike was conducted against militants after US and partner forces came under attack,” ...
    Thursday, 06 December 2018
  5. Libyans protest against US air strike

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... (Africom) last week said it killed 11 al Qaeda militants near al Uwaynat in its third strike since March on the militant group’s North African branch - al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). The ...
    Wednesday, 05 December 2018
  6. Nine dead in Somali airstrike

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... Command (Africom) said the strike was carried out on Friday. “We assess this airstrike killed nine militants with no civilians involved,” Africom said in a statement. The United States carries out ...
    Monday, 03 December 2018
  7. AFRICOM Commander meets with Djiboutian President, key leadership

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    During a four-day trip to East Africa, Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with senior Djiboutian officials, including President Ismail Omar Guelleh, on ...
    Friday, 30 November 2018
  8. Militants die in US Somalia airstrike

    Category: Security/National Security

    The US military killed three militants in an air strike targeting the al-Shabaab Islamist group in Somalia on Tuesday. The military’s Africa Command (Africom) said the strike was carried out near ...
    Thursday, 29 November 2018
  9. Commander of United States Africa Command visits Somalia

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    U.S. Marine Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), met with senior government officials during a visit to Somalia on 27 November. During the visit, Waldhauser met ...
    Wednesday, 28 November 2018
  10. AFRICOM hosts first ever Multilateral Logistics Seminar

    Category: Joint/Logistics

    U.S. Africa Command hosted the inaugural Multilateral Logistic Seminar (MLLS) between 24 and 28 September in Sindelfingen, Germany. Led by the AFRICOM Directorate of Logistics/J4, the purpose is ...
    Friday, 12 October 2018

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