World Leaders: Boko Haram Fight is a ‘Generational Struggle’

World Leaders: Boko Haram Fight is a ‘Generational Struggle’

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria played host to an international summit in May 2016 to search for solutions to the violence caused by extremist group Boko Haram….

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Guinea, Turkey Strengthen Partnership With Agreements

Guinea, Turkey Strengthen Partnership With Agreements

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Guinea and Turkey signed multiple deals in diverse areas including defense, health and energy during a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan….

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Australian Navy Intercepts Weapons Headed for Somalia

Australian Navy Intercepts Weapons Headed for Somalia

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE An Australian warship seized almost 2,000 assault rifles, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns destined for Somalia in March 2016. Sailors from the…

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U.S., France Help Bolster Tunisian Security

U.S., France Help Bolster Tunisian Security

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/REUTERS The United States is partnering with Tunisia to install an electronic security surveillance system on the country’s border with strife-torn Libya, the U.S….

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Germany Helps Tanzania’s EFFORTS TO COMBAT Poaching

Germany Helps Tanzania’s EFFORTS TO COMBAT Poaching

DEFENCEWEB The German government donated two Husky fixed-wing light aircraft to the Tanzania National Parks and Tanzania Wildlife Authority to help combat wildlife poaching. The…

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U.S. Donation to Boost Cameroon’s  Boko Haram Fight

U.S. Donation to Boost Cameroon’s Boko Haram Fight

DEFENCEWEB The U.S. government donated 18 Toyota pickup trucks, a trailer truck, a front-end loader and other equipment to Cameroon’s military, which will use it…

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Kenya, France, Partner  for Clean Water

Kenya, France, Partner for Clean Water

THE STAR, Kenya Kenya is working with France on a project to give communities around Lake Victoria access to clean water and improve security in…

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South Africa Partners with France to Patrol Remote Waters

South Africa Partners with France to Patrol Remote Waters

DEFENCEWEB South Africa and France announced an agreement for cooperative patrols in the southern Indian Ocean against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in each country’s…

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U.S. Extends African Trade Act by 10 Years

U.S. Extends African Trade Act by 10 Years

THE EAST AFRICAN In a long-awaited vote, the U.S. Congress moved to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) by 10 years. “AGOA has…

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Tanzanian Net Snares ‘Queen of Ivory’

Tanzanian Net Snares ‘Queen of Ivory’

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/ADF STAFF In what is being lauded as a major crackdown on the illegal ivory trade, Tanzanian officials have arrested and charged a…

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