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US Army Africa engages with African nations

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Major General Roger Cloutier, US Army Africa commander, has conducted phone or video teleconference meetings with senior military leaders from Botswana, Djibouti, Morocco and...

US Africom commander meets with Djiboutian leaders

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, met with Ismail Omar Guelleh, president of the Republic of Djibouti, and other senior leaders...

US Army Security Force Assistance Brigade begins work in Senegal

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The US Army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) has started their advise and assist mission in Africa, with a vehicle maintenance training project...

US Africa Command Commander engages Senegal’s Chief of Defence

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U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, spoke with Senegalese Chief of Defense, Air Force Lieutenant General Birame Diop, on Apr. 24...

US Department of Defence says it continues to support African nations

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The US Department of Defence (DoD) says it will continue to work by, with, and through local partners and allies to combat transnational threats...

US acknowledges Somalian civilian kills

The US said it killed two civilians and injured three during an air strike in Somalia last year - a rare acknowledgement of civilian...

US Africa Command supporting African nations amid COVID-19

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As the world fights to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the US, through US Africa Command, says it is doing its part to help African...

US, Mali sign agreement for fuel donation

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US Ambassador Dennis Hankins and the Malian Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs Major General Ibrahim Dahirou Dembele have signed a memorandum of understanding...

US Air Force criticised over construction of Niger air base

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The US military’s Inspector General has criticised flaws in the construction process of the US Air Force’s Air Base 201 in Niger, with a...

Senior al Shabaab leader killed in US air strike

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The United States killed a high-ranking leader of al Shabaab during an air strike in Somalia last week. The US military’s Africa Command (Africom) on...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...