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US to counter China, Russia influence in Africa

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The United States plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa, where the nations use corrupt...

US renews “permanent diplomatic presence” in Somalia

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The United States renewed a "permanent diplomatic presence" in Somalia, the State Department said, nearly 30 years after the US embassy closed...

Nine dead in Somali airstrike

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The US military killed nine militants in an air strike targeting al Shabaab in Lebede, Somalia, part of operations to support government...

Militants die in US Somalia airstrike

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The US military killed three militants in an air strike targeting the al-Shabaab Islamist group in Somalia on Tuesday. The military's Africa Command...

“Credible terrorist threat” against US in DR Congo

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The US embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo received "credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat against US government facilities"...

Six killed in Somali airstrikes

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The US military killed six al Shabaab militants in Somalia when it launched two airstrikes against targets near Haradere in Galmudug state...

Two US airstrikes in Somalia

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The US military carried out two airstrikes in Somalia that killed 37 suspected militants. In a statement, the US military said the...

United States offering SA and region partnerships and business

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United States industry offers South Africa and other developing countries opportunities for defence and aerospace partnerships. This is according to US Department...

US arms exports up

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US arms sales to foreign governments rose 13% to $192.3 billion (£147.2 billion) in the year ending September 30, the State Department...

Supreme Court divided over USS Cole bombing lawsuit

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US Supreme Court justices appeared divided as they weighed an effort by Sudan, backed by the US government, to avoid paying $314.7...

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,...