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US Africa Command looks back on a busy 2019

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During 2019, the US Military’s Africa Command (AFRICO) said it continued its work with African, international, and interagency partners to counter transnational threats and...

Americans killed in Kenya attack

Three Americans - a US military service member and two contractors - were killed by Somalia’s al Shabaab militant group during an attack on...

Africom visit to East Africa focusses on security, terrorism

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U.S. Army Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), visited Djibouti, Somalia and Ethiopia earlier this month to engage with key partners...

AFRICOM Commander meets with Ethiopian Prime Minister

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General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, culminated a multi-country East Africa regional visit in Ethiopia, where he met with Prime Minister Dr. Abiy...

Africom, Ghana host military intelligence conference

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U.S Africa Command and the Ghana Armed Forces host 2019 North and West Africa Directors of Military Intelligence Conference United States Africa Command (Africom) and...

US carries out another air strike in Libya

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The US military has carried out another air strike in Libya, killing eleven suspected Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. The US military’s Africa Command said an...

Africom Commander visits Niger, assesses security situation

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General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, culminated his multi-country West Africa regional visit in Niger, where he met with President Mahamadou Issoufou, senior...

Africom commander visits Burkina Faso

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General Stephen Townsend, commander, US Africa Command, met with President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and several other Burkinabe and allied military leaders as part...

Africom commander visits Mali

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General Stephen Townsend, Commander, US Africa Command, initiated his first multi-country regional visit to West Africa beginning with the Republic of Mali on 16...

Africom Commander, Ambassador meet with Libyan PM

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The new commander of U.S. Africa Command, General Stephen Townsend, traveled to Tunis, Tunisia on 26 August for meetings focused on U.S.-Tunisian bilateral security...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...