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Royal Air Force Chinooks continue with operations in Mali

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Royal Air Force Chinook helicopters from RAF Odiham continue to support French forces in Mali on operations countering the ongoing insurgency there. The Chinooks have...

Authorities must do more to meet airport drone threat

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Government and security officials must "up their game" to tackle the illegal use of drones at airports which brought chaos to London's Gatwick airport...

Nigeria’s Ibori loses UK graft appeal

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A Nigerian politician jailed in Britain for laundering tens of millions of dollars in stolen public funds through British banks and properties...

Royal Air Force C-17 arrives in Mali for the first time

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A Royal Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft has arrived at Gao airfield in Mali for the first time. The flight...

Three British Chinook helicopters fully operational in Gao

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The three British CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed to Gao, Mali, are now officially cleared to perform operational missions for the benefit of...

British helicopters deploy to Mali

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Three British Chinook helicopters have arrived in Mali in support of French counter-terrorism operations in the area under Operation Barkhane. The UK Ministry...

UK boosts Africa ties after ministerial visit

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The United Kingdom remains determined to bring prosperity and stability to East Africa, defence minister Mark Lancaster has reaffirmed after visiting Uganda. The...

Travel warning issued following Mozambique attacks

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Britain advised citizens against travelling to north-eastern Mozambique after a series of attacks by groups with links to Islamic militants. At least...

DR Congo assets frozen

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The British government has frozen 580 million pounds ($803 million) in assets held by militia leaders, army officers and private organisations with...

Britain monitoring South Sudan peace violations

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Britain is monitoring a ceasefire agreed last month between South Sudan's warring parties and working with regional partners to identify individuals guilty...

SA defence industry’s poor relation status must change

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More proof – if needed – that the South African defence industry is the poor relation in the national industrial sector comes from the...