AMISOM Praises Progress by Somali Security Forces

AMISOM Praises Progress by Somali Security Forces

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF After a three-day meeting between African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) commanders and Somali National Army leaders, the two sides believe they are…

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Kenya Navy Delivers Medical Aid to Mozambique

Kenya Navy Delivers Medical Aid to Mozambique

Reading Time: < 1 minute KENYA MINISTRY OF DEFENCE The Kenya Navy ship Jasiri delivered nearly 6 tons of medical supplies to Mozambique, a country that still is recovering after…

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Early Warning Tool Predicts Water Wars

Early Warning Tool Predicts Water Wars

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Researchers are using a monitoring tool that tracks water supplies worldwide and factors in social, economic and demographic data to forecast water-related…

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Water Project Signals Hope for Malian Town

Water Project Signals Hope for Malian Town

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Malian military drilled a well to provide drinking water to schoolchildren in a town badly affected by extremism. The project in Menaka, near the…

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Chinese Officials Arrested on Bribery Charges in Kenya

Chinese Officials Arrested on Bribery Charges in Kenya

Reading Time: < 1 minute Kenyan authorities arrested seven officials with the China Road and Bridge Corp. and accused them of bribing investigators who had been examining railway finances, Kenya’s…

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U.S. Gives Command-and-Control Facility to Niger

U.S. Gives Command-and-Control Facility to Niger

Reading Time: < 1 minute The United States handed over a command-and-control facility and equipment to Niger to support its fight against terrorism. The $16.5 million node will integrate intelligence,…

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SADC Mission Helps Stabilize Lesotho

SADC Mission Helps Stabilize Lesotho

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Soldiers who were sent to Lesotho in 2017 after the country’s top Army commander was killed withdrew from the area in November 2018….

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President of Comoros Greets Trained Recruits

President of Comoros Greets Trained Recruits

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF Training for Comoran Soldiers and gendarmes can be tough — out of more than 900 people who enrolled in a training class, only…

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Joint Operation Cracks Down on Transnational Crime

Joint Operation Cracks Down on Transnational Crime

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana launched a joint security operation called Koudanlgou II in the southern and western areas of Burkina Faso….

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Ethiopian Air Force Deals Blow to Al-Shabaab

Ethiopian Air Force Deals Blow to Al-Shabaab

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF Ethiopia’s Air Force bombed an al-Shabaab encampment, killing two of the group’s leaders. The January 24, 2019, bombing run in Bur Haybe, east…

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