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The Past Week in Defence #63 (19 July – 25 July 2021)

In this week’s edition, peacefulness decreases slightly in sub-Saharan Africa, Nigeria receives its first six Super Tucanos, the insurgency in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado grows...

The Past Week in Defence #62 (12 July – 18 July 2021)

In this week’s edition, global piracy is down but the Gulf of Guinea is still a concern, Elbit will supply 11 Guarani armoured vehicles...

The Past Week in Defence #61 (5 July – 11 July 2021)

In this week’s edition, British Empire’s African soldiers to receive belated recognition, Tunisia launches another domestic patrol boat and authorises new 50 metre vessel,...

The Past Week in Defence #60 (28 June – 4 July 2021)

In this week’s edition, there is a slight deterioration in the Institute for Economics and Peace’s global peace index, Egyptian MiG-29 deliveries have been...

The Past Week in Defence #59 (21 June – 27 June 2021)

In this week’s edition, the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of Congo gets a troop boost, Zambia showcases new military...

The Past Week in Defence #58 (14 June – 20 June 2021)

In this week’s edition, Tunisia is set to receive T-6 trainers next year and more there is more opposition to proposed changes to South...

The Past Week in Defence #57 (7 June – 13 June 2021)

In this week’s edition, Turkey’s Katmerciler wins a Kenyan order for 118 Hizir vehicles, Nigeria’s Maritime Administration and Safety Agency launches the Deep Blue...

The Past Week in Defence #56 (31 May – 6 May 2021)

In this week’s edition, the Algerian Air Force will receive C-130J Super Hercules transports, Egypt is getting truck tankers and recovery vehicles, a crew...

The Past Week in Defence #55 (24 May – 30 May 2021)

In this week’s edition, the Southern African Development Community decides on another summit as it holds off on a military response to Mozambique’s insurgency...

The Past Week in Defence #54 (17 May – 23 May 2021)

In this week’s edition, Cameroon takes delivery of military hardware for its Central African Republic peacekeeping mission and Kruger poaching numbers rise as lockdown...

The Past Week in Defence #53 (10 May – 16 May 2021)

In this week’s edition, South Africa is in “conversation” with Mozambique on Operation Copper patrols, Seriti Commission judges could face misconduct charges and De...

The Past Week in Defence #52 (3 May – 9 May 2021)

In this week’s edition, there is still no date for a high level Southern African Development Community meeting on Mozambique and South Africa’s defence...

The Past Week in Defence #51 (26 April – 2 May 2021)

In this week’s edition, international military expenditure is not affected by COVID-19, the Cabo Delgado insurgency highlights the need for an adequately funded SA...

The Past Week in Defence #50 (19 April – 25 April 2021)

In this week’s edition, on the continent, Kenya commissions C-145 Skytrucks, South African defence analyst says UN findings on Private Military Contractors in Africa...

The Past Week in Defence #49 (12 April – 18 April 2021)

In this week’s edition, on the continent, the Gulf of Guinea retains its world piracy hotspot status, The Nigerian Navy receives its new survey...

The Past Week in Defence #48 (5 April – 11 April 2021)

In this week’s edition, on the continent, Ghana parades Cobra armoured vehicles, The Nigerian Navy records a substantial number of recent acquisitions, A Southern...

The Past Week in Defence #47 (29 March – 4 April 2021)

As Africa’s leading defence news portal, defenceWeb aims to give you the latest updates on African defence, the South African National Defence Force and...

The Past Week in Defence #46 (22 March – 28 March 2021)

In this week’s edition, on the continent, PT Dirgantara Indonesia hands over a CN235 maritime patrol aircraft to Senegal, the first Nigerian JF-17 Thunder...

The Past Week in Defence #45 (15 March – 21 March 2021)

In this week’s edition, on the continent, fifteen crew are kidnapped in the Gulf of Guinea and the US military will train Mozambican soldiers. In...

The Past Week in Defence #44 (8 March – 14 March 2021)

In this week’s edition, on the continent, MBDA confirms Egypt has ordered VL MICA missiles for its corvettes. In SANDF news, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula...

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