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US, Senegalese naval leaders reaffirm commitment to partnership

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Major General Patrick J Hermesmann, commander of US Marine Corps Forces Europe and Africa, spoke by phone with Rear Admiral Oumar Wade, chief of...

No firm date for Senegal’s L-39NG deliveries

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Senegal is due to receive four L-39NG jets two years after the contract becomes effective with Czech manufacturer Aero Vodochody, but a delivery date...

Coronavirus protests spread to Senegal’s capital

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Protestors in Dakar set tyres on fire and threw stones at security forces on Wednesday night during protests over a nationwide dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed...

First Senegalese KT-1s arrive

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Senegal has taken delivery of the first two of four KT-1S light attack and trainer aircraft from Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), with the remaining...

US Army Security Force Assistance Brigade begins work in Senegal

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The US Army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) has started their advise and assist mission in Africa, with a vehicle maintenance training project...

US Africa Command Commander engages Senegal’s Chief of Defence

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U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, spoke with Senegalese Chief of Defense, Air Force Lieutenant General Birame Diop, on Apr. 24...

Senegalese Shaldag patrol boat scheduled for delivery soon

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Senegal will in the coming weeks take delivery of a Shaldag Mk II patrol boat from Israel Shipyards after the vessel began sea trials. The...

Coronavirus restrictions in Ivory Coast and Senegal

The presidents of Ivory Coast and Senegal, two of West Africa’s largest economies, declared states of emergency, imposing curfews and travel restrictions in response...

More coronavirus cases in Senegal

Senegalese authorities reported two new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to four since the first case was confirmed earlier this week. Senegal is the...

Senegal confirms first COVID-19 case

Senegal’s health minister announced the first case of coronavirus in the country, the second in sub-Saharan Africa after one confirmed in Nigeria last week....

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...