Africa Defense Forum
ADF is a professional military magazine published quarterly by U.S. Africa Command to provide an international forum for African security professionals. ADF covers topics such as counter terrorism strategies, security and defense operations, transnational crime, and all other issues affecting peace, stability, and good governance on the African continent.
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Surgeon Brings Health Care to Rural Cameroon

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE During the week, Dr. Georges Bwelle, 49, specializes in intestinal surgery at the main hospital in Yaoundé, Cameroon’s capital. On weekends, though, he takes to the road. He leads a team of volunteers that crams…

Bats of Abidjan Face Troubled Future

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE At twilight, tens of thousands of bats darken the skies over Abidjan’s business quarter as they squeak their way between buildings in Côte d’Ivoire’s economic hub. The scene is a feature of the city’s Plateau…

Sudanese Doctors Fight COVID From Abroad

ADF STAFF What started as a small idea between two doctors based in the United States who wanted to help their native Sudan respond to COVID-19 has grown into something much larger. Dr. Reem Ahmed of Emory University in Georgia and…