Viewpoint

Viewpoint

U.S. Africa Command Staff Long deployments, physical strain and extreme risk. These are the hazards that military professionals know well. They shoulder these burdens gladly…

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‘The Sky Must Be Your Limit’

‘The Sky Must Be Your Limit’

It is important that our new graduates remain conscious of their responsibilities toward the people of the nation whose security you will be charged to…

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Côte d’Ivoire’s African Art Museum Gets New Lease on Life

Côte d’Ivoire’s African Art Museum Gets New Lease on Life

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The Museum of Civilisations of Côte d’Ivoire is back and determined to recover its place as one of the richest museums of African…

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Sequel Launched to Mandela’s Long Walk Autobiography

Sequel Launched to Mandela’s Long Walk Autobiography

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The sequel to Nelson Mandela’s celebrated autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, was released in October 2017 after a South African writer completed an…

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Last Residents Hold on in Tunisia's Underground Houses

Last Residents Hold on in Tunisia’s Underground Houses

REUTERS In southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses with earthen casing that provides protection against searing summer heat…

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A Pathway to Professionalism

A Pathway to Professionalism

Sierra Leone’s Experience Offers Lessons on Building a Professional Armed Forces BY BRIG. GEN. MICHAEL MOHAMED SAMURA AND COL. STEVEN PARKER For African countries, improving the security outlook does not require…

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Empowering NCOs

Empowering NCOs

Nations Across the Continent Are Seeing the Benefits of Educated, Well-Trained Noncommissioned Officers ADF STAFF Photos by STAFF SGT. GRADY JONES/U.S. AFRICA COMMAND Militaries are…

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Cyber Security Requires a United Front

Cyber Security Requires a United Front

A Cape Verdean Perspective on Africa Endeavor Capt. Domingos Tavares, Armed Forces of Cape Verde Digitalization has transformed life in Africa. Internet and mobile technologies…

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Deep Commitment, High Expectations

Deep Commitment, High Expectations

The Values of the Next Generation of African Security Sector Leaders By Dr. Kwesi Aning and Dr. Joseph Siegle The role of African security sector professionals…

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A Reason to Smile for Liberia’s West Point

A Reason to Smile for Liberia’s West Point

ADF STAFF Just four years ago, Liberia’s West Point was reeling from the biggest Ebola outbreak in West Africa’s history. As the international community battled…

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