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US Africa Command discusses logistics challenges in Africa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

Africom commander outlines responsibilities, challenges

Commander of U.S. Africa Command, General Thomas Waldhauser, provided information to members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services (SASC) on...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...