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China denies discrimination against “African brothers”

China dismissed allegations by African and US diplomats that foreigners of African appearance in Guangzhou were subjected to forceful testing for coronavirus, quarantine and...

African peacekeepers praised by UN Secretary-General

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The support of United Nations African member states and that of the African Union Commission in peace operations on the continent has been noted...

Collaborating for a peaceful and secure Africa

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The long-standing strategic partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) was renewed this week with...

Detained African migrants in limbo in conflict-ridden Yemen

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Anxious and hungry, hundreds of African migrants lie cramped together on the ground of an open-air warehouse in the southern Yemeni port...

UN urges Israel to find African migrant solutions

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Israel should stop plans to forcibly send tens of thousands of migrants back to Africa, the United Nations refugee agency said, suggesting...

EU pushing Africa to curb migration, but still split on hosting...

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European Union leaders will discuss further curbing immigration from across the Mediterranean on Thursday, but are as divided as ever on how...

African child marriages under the spotlight

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African political leaders, activists and local chiefs joined forces to commit to ending child marriage in West and Central Africa, the region...

Defence spending in Africa on the decrease, but still higher than...

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Military expenditure in Africa as a whole fell by 1.3% to $37.9 billion in 2016, the second year of decrease after 11...

African Airshow set for Ghana in October

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Armscor will participate in what is being billed as the biggest aerospace and aviation exhibition in Africa this year. Come October, the South...

More Europe-bound migrants may be dying in Sahara than at sea

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African migrants trying to reach Europe may well be dying in greater numbers in the Sahara desert than the thousands who have...

UN stats show Africans are working for peace on their continent

Proof Africans are active contributors to peacekeeping operations on their continent comes in the latest UN statistics, which show that no less...

Comprehensive, multi-national approach needed for African maritime security

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A senior advisor with US Africa Command (Africom) recommends African security sector leaders increase inter-agency, multi-national, and industry co-ordination to improve African...

Lesotho to host African Standby Force exercise

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A planning meeting currently underway in Gaborone, Botswana, will finalise planning for a major field exercise in Lesotho next October in support...

Exercise African Winds aims to better Nigerian maritime protection capability

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Starting on Thursday, the Nigerian Navy will be hosting the combined Exercise African Winds, a programme of the Africa Partnership Station (APS)...

“Rethink” African peacekeeping – Nigerian general

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A former force commander of the joint African Union/United Nations mission in Darfur has warned that a rethink is needed on peacekeeping...

Zuma wants African Standby Force operational

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South African President Jacob Zuma has called for the creation of an African Standby Force (ASF) as a rapid deployment instrument that...

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