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U.S Africa Command hands over Cyclone Idai relief efforts

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In the three weeks since Cyclone Idai carved a path of destruction through Mozambique, U.S. Africa Command delivered essential food, medicine, and necessary supplies...

CJTF-HOA sends disaster relief to Mozambique

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Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa sent supplies and personnel from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on 27 March to assist the United States Agency for...

AFRICOM Commander engages with African leaders

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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...

US conducts air strikes on Somalia

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The United States has carried out four air strikes against the al Shabaab group in Somalia in support of the Federal Government of Somalia. United...

US African interests will be best served by stable nations

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US Marine Corps General Thomas D Waldhauser told the US Senate Armed Services Committee US African Command (Africom) last week that successful advancement of...

Africom uses whole-of-government to engage nations

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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...

Exercise Flintlock 2019 scheduled for February-March

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More than 2,000 service members from more than 30 African and western partner nations will participate in Exercise Flintlock 2019 at multiple locations in...

US conducts air strikes against al Shabaab

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The United States has carried out two air strikes against al Shabaab targets in Somalia, the US military has announced. US Africa Command said the...

AFRICOM year in review

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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...

Libyans protest against US air strike

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Dozens of Libyans protested against a US air strike on suspected al Qaeda militants in the country's south-western desert, saying civilians were...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...