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French amphibious task force takes a breather in the Cape

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French task force “Jeanne d'Arc” 2019, a five month operational deployment of a two-vessel amphibious battle group, arrived in Cape Town on the morning...

France blocks EU call to stop Haftar’s offensive in Libya

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France on Wednesday blocked a European Union statement calling on Khalifa Haftar to halt his eastern forces’ offensive in Libya, diplomatic sources said, in...

Researchers appointed to investigate French role in Rwanda genocide

President Emmanuel Macron appointed researchers to carry out a two-year investigation into the role of the French army in the Rwandan genocide still a...

French naval assets now in Mozambique

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The French Navy’s amphibious helicopter carrier Tonnerre and surveillance frigate Nivose have arrived in Mozambique where they are providing humanitarian assistance. Tonnerre left Mayotte on...

Algeria getting ready to receive third FPB 98 patrol boat

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France’s Ocea has finished the construction of a third FPB 98 patrol boat for the Algerian Navy, which was seen at Saint Nazaire on...

France sending humanitarian assistance to Mozambique

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French military forces in the southern Indian Ocean are mobilising to send humanitarian assistance to Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Idai. The French defence...

SA and French space agencies sign space cooperation agreement

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The French national space agency (CNES) and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) have signed an agreement outlining future space cooperation between the...

Macron warns of Chinese risk to African sovereignty

French President Emmanuel Macron warned of risks to the sovereignty of African countries from China’s increasing economic presence at the start of a visit...

Ethiopia and France sign defence co-operation agreement

Ethiopia and France agreed a first military co-operation accord that includes helping the landlocked nation build a navy, as Paris seeks to boost economic...

As China prevails, France’s Macron shuffles his cards in Djibouti

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday sought to reassert the importance of France in its former colony Djibouti with Paris increasingly fearing China’s muscular...

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,...