U.S. Supports Peacekeeping With Vehicle Donations to Uganda

U.S. Supports Peacekeeping With Vehicle Donations to Uganda

DEFENCEWEB As part of a push to support counterinsurgency and peacekeeping efforts, the United States donated equipment and vehicles to the Uganda People’s Defence Force…

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SADC Shows United  Front in Poaching Fight

SADC Shows United Front in Poaching Fight

DEFENCEWEB Six Southern African Development Community (SADC) states agreed to strengthen cooperation to battle the scourge of poaching, particularly that of rhinos and elephants. The…

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Kenya to Launch Coast Guard

Kenya to Launch Coast Guard

DEFENCEWEB The Kenyan government has asked Parliament to pass a bill to establish the Kenya Coast Guard Service, a maritime security force that would operate…

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Worldwide Piracy Hits 20-Year Low

Worldwide Piracy Hits 20-Year Low

DEFENCEWEB Piracy across the world dropped in 2017 as officials reported a total of 180 attacks against ships to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). This…

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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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Sierra Leone Adds Boat to Halt Illegal Fishing

Sierra Leone Adds Boat to Halt Illegal Fishing

DEFENCEWEB Sierra Leone commissioned a new patrol boat to monitor fishing vessels and poachers in its territorial waters. President Ernest Bai Koroma presided over the…

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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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South Africa to Train DRC Soldiers

South Africa to Train DRC Soldiers

DEFENCEWEB The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has asked the South African military to help train Soldiers. It is not a new task for…

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TUNISIA Marks New Era with Locally Built Vessel

TUNISIA Marks New Era with Locally Built Vessel

DEFENCEWEB The Tunisian Navy has commissioned its first locally built patrol boat, the product of a partnership between the government and a shipbuilding company. The…

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