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Africom commander says Africa is too important for Americans to ignore

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Africa is a fascinating continent of tremendous possibilities but also tremendous dangers, and the US ignores the nations of Africa at its own peril,...

US Africa Command discusses logistics challenges in Africa

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, discussed the logistical challenges in Africa and the need to partner...

CACI awarded $249 million contract to support US military’s Africa Command

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US company CACI International has been awarded a six-year contract worth up to $249 million to provide operational, planning and training support to US...

US awards major aircraft logistics contracts for Africa Command

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The United States Department of Defence has awarded hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of contracts to several companies to supply rotary wing logistics...

All-female military-intelligence course graduates in Nigeria

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The U.S. Africa Command director of intelligence presided over the graduation of an all-female intelligence course and engaged with Nigerian intelligence officials during a...

New commander for US Africa Command

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US Africa Command (Africom) has welcomed a new commander, Army General Stephen J Townsend, who took over from Marine Corps General Thomas D Waldhauser. A...

AFRICOM Commander engages with African leaders

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The top U.S. commander in Africa met with African leaders in Washington D.C. recently to discuss U.S. Africa Command’s role in the new National...

Africom uses whole-of-government to engage nations

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The commander of U.S. Africa Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee this week that his command is engaged throughout the continent to encourage...

AFRICOM year in review

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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...

ISS: Is Trump militarising US-Africa policy?

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‘The US is waging a massive shadow war in Africa … The war you've never heard of,' the online journal VICE News...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...