Tanzanian Military Helps Rebuild After Earthquake

Tanzanian Military Helps Rebuild After Earthquake

ADF STAFF The Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) is playing a key role in distributing aid and rebuilding infrastructure after the earthquake that struck the…

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Children Rescued from Boko Haram to ‘Cut the Cycle of Violence’

Children Rescued from Boko Haram to ‘Cut the Cycle of Violence’

ADF STAFF A Nigerian Army operation led to the release of 566 people from the hands of Boko Haram. Many of those released were children of…

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Mauritanian Authorities Seize a Ton of Cocaine

Mauritanian Authorities Seize a Ton of Cocaine

ADF STAFF A joint effort by Mauritanian security forces led to the seizure of 1 ton of cocaine at the Nouadhibou seaport. The Army, Coast…

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Kenya Pledges New Unit Will Leave No Soldier Behind

Kenya Pledges New Unit Will Leave No Soldier Behind

THE DAILY NATION, KENYA A new Kenya Air Force unit will operate behind enemy lines to ensure no Soldier is left on the battlefield, especially during…

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U.S. Donation Boosts Tunisia’s ISIS Fight

U.S. Donation Boosts Tunisia’s ISIS Fight

REUTERS The United States donated jeeps, communications technology and small aircraft to Tunisia to help protect the border with Libya, where ISIS has gained ground…

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Uganda Readies Mountain Soldiers

Uganda Readies Mountain Soldiers

THE DAILY MONITOR, UGANDA Uganda will establish a new specialized mountain warfare force to secure the nation’s mountainous regions. President Yoweri Museveni made the announcement…

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Naval Exercise Turns Real When Tanker is Hijacked

Naval Exercise Turns Real When Tanker is Hijacked

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS What was supposed to be a naval training maneuver off the coast of West Africa turned into a rescue mission when pirates…

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Kenya Strengthens Anti-Terror Fight with Armored Vehicles

Kenya Strengthens Anti-Terror Fight with Armored Vehicles

VOICE OF AMERICA Kenyan police added 30 armored personnel carriers (APCs) to be used in areas hit by terrorism. To protect and equip police officers,…

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Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea Combine Forces in the Gulf

Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea Combine Forces in the Gulf

REUTERS Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea signed an agreement to establish combined patrols to bolster security in the Gulf of Guinea, which has been plagued by…

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South African Navy Commander Makes History

South African Navy Commander Makes History

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Zimasa Mabela grew up under apartheid in a South African village just two hours’ drive from the ocean, but it wasn’t until age…

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