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Anti-monarchy protests in African kingdom eSwatini turn violent

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Demonstrators in the small southern African kingdom of eSwatini demanded reforms to its system of absolute monarchy on Tuesday, and security forces tried to...

ISS: Preventing conflict should be the priority for Europe-Africa relations

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With political violence and terrorism rising in Africa, negotiation and dialogue need as much attention as peace support operations. An important year lies ahead for...

Feature: Solving an airlift shortage

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When it comes to building military capacity in Africa, adding aircraft tends to take a back seat because of the expense involved to acquire...

At least 23 African migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia, NGO...

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At least 23 migrants from Africa drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy, and...

ISS: Africa must stake its claim in the Indo-Pacific

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East coast and island nations cannot afford to be marginalised in the latest redrawing of the geopolitical map. The Indo-Pacific is a term increasingly used...

Cannabis and cocaine seized in big Niger and South Africa drug...

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Drugs with a street value of nearly 100 million euros have been seized in operations in Africa and the Middle East, including two major...

Improvised Explosive Devices are becoming a growing threat in Africa

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Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are increasingly widespread in Africa, with al Shabaab and Boko Haram largely responsible for most new IEDs being planted. IEDs refer...

ISS: Africa can’t stay out of the space race

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Can Africa avoid getting sucked into the 21st-century contest, or should it also reach for the stars? Space powers or aspirant space powers like India,...

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,...

Africom briefs Congress on future threats and opportunities in Africa

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General Stephen Townsend, Commander of the US military’s Africa Command (Africom) briefed Congress on future threats and opportunities in Africa as well as the...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...