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Mambas join G5 Sahel efforts in Niger

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Sixteen Mamba armoured personnel carriers (APCs) have joined the G5 Sahel Joint Force in northern Niger as part of efforts to combat terrorism, transnational...

United States and Kenya strengthen security partnership

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Major General Andrew M Rohling, the US Army Southern European Task Force, Africa commander, visited Kenya between 2 and 5 March on an official...

US Army Corps of Engineers establishes permanent presence in Africa to...

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The US Army Corps of Engineers recently established a permanent presence on the ground in Africa to oversee key US Africa Command (AFRICOM) projects. Europe...

US Africa Command leadership visits Nigeria

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, wrapped up a three-day West African visit with a stop in Nigeria to meet with...

Africom commander visits Ghana

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US Army General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, conducted a two-day visit to Ghana, between 23 and 24 February, in what was Townsend’s...

US Africa Command visit concludes with Sudan, DRC

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A US Africa Command delegation visit led by Ambassador Andrew Young, deputy to the commander for civil-military engagement, and US Navy Rear Admiral Heidi...

Africom forces conduct first engagements in Somalia since repositioning

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US Africa Command forces completed the first engagement into Somalia since the repositioning of US forces under Joint Task Force – Quartz, on 30...

US Africa Command leaders visit DRC

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US Africa Command’s Deputy to the Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Director of Intelligence, Rear Admiral Heidi Berg, visited the Democratic...

US Africa Command senior leaders seek to strengthen partnership with African...

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A US Africa Command delegation arrived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 27 January following a historic visit to Sudan. The Congo delegation...

US Gray Eagle UAV make emergency landing in Niger

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A missile-armed US Africa Command (Africom) MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made an emergency landing in Niger over the weekend. Photos on Twitter...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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