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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams completes repairs in Cape Town

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The US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) USS Hershel “Woody” Williams has become the first such vessel to complete repairs in South Africa after...

US Navy and Africa Command engaging with SA Navy during ship...

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Senior officers from the US Navy and US Africa Command (Africom) are holding talks with the SA Navy as part of the United States...

Africom Commander concludes visit to Libya, Algeria, Tunisia

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, haswrapped up a two-day visit to Libya, Algeria, and Tunisia as part of an African...

Africom Commander visits Mali

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, travelled to Bamako, Mali, on 23 September, accompanied by US Africa Command Deputy Commander for...

Africom Commander visits Togo, Benin, Ghana and Ivory Coast

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, continued a multi-day visit to West Africa, with stops in Togo and Benin, Ivory Coast...

Logistics cooperation with partners ensures moving at the ‘speed of relevance’

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On 6 August, US and French forces bolstered logistics capabilities with the second in a series of Proof of Principle flights. The mission, known...

Africom Commander participates in Cutlass Express, JCET opening ceremonies during East...

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US Africa Command leaders including commander, US Army General Stephen Townsend, and US Marine Corps Sergeant Major Richard Thresher, command senior enlisted leader, conducted...

US, France enhance interoperability over the Horn of Africa

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US Marine Corps and French Air Force members demonstrated joint capabilities over the Horn of Africa on 24 May, with a US aircraft refuelling...

Nigeria urges US to move Africa Command headquarters to continent

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The United States should consider moving its military headquarters overseeing Africa to the continent, from Germany, to better tackle growing armed violence in the...

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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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...