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ISS: AFRICOM may be looking for a new home

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When the Pentagon sought to locate its newly formed Africa Command (AFRICOM) somewhere in Africa in 2007, Botswana and Liberia were reportedly eager to...

US Africa Command leaders discuss partnership with French military

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US military Africa Command leaders have visited with French Chief of the Defence Staff, General Francois Lecointre, and other French senior officials to discuss...

Africom Commander visits Tunisia to discuss security

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US Africa Command commander General Stephen Townsend travelled to Tunisia on 9 September to meet with key Tunisian leadership, including Tunisian President Kais Saied...

Africa Command donates COVID-19 supplies to Ghana

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The US military’s Africa Command has donated approximately $75 000 in COVID-19 supplies to the Ghana Armed Forces. The command used Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and...

US carried out 46 air strike against Somalia’s al Shabaab in...

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The United States has carried out a total of 46 air strikes to degrade al Shabaab in Somalia this year, Africa Command has revealed. In...

Logistics challenges, opportunities come under Africom spotlight

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US Air Force Brigadier General Leonard Kosinski, US Africa Command director of logistics, spoke to international logistics experts during a webinar hosted by the...

Africom continues to combat terrorism in Africa amidst COVID-19

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The United States, primarily through its Africa Command (Africom) continues to combat terrorism and extremism on the continent in spite of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Joint US/Somali air strike

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In co-ordination with the Somalia government, US Africa Command (Africom) conducted an air strike targeting al-Shabaab terrorists in the vicinity of Jilib, this week. “Africom...

US says air strike in Somalia killed one civilian, injured three

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The United States said on Tuesday one civilian was killed and three were injured in a US air strike in Somalia in February, the...

Africom heads migrant rescue off Libya

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Migrants stranded in the Mediterranean off Libya were rescued earlier this month after US military personnel heard their distress signal. A US Africa Command (Africom)...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...