U.S. Supports Peacekeeping With Vehicle Donations to Uganda

U.S. Supports Peacekeeping With Vehicle Donations to Uganda

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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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Ethiopia Plans to Rebuild Navy

Ethiopia Plans to Rebuild Navy

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Landlocked Ethiopia, which lost its access to the Red Sea nearly three decades ago, plans to build a Navy as part of military reforms. …

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Kenya to Launch Coast Guard

Kenya to Launch Coast Guard

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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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Chad Opens Anti-Extremism Center

Chad Opens Anti-Extremism Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute ADF STAFF A group of Chadians has founded a center dedicated to the study and prevention of violent extremism and the deradicalization of jihadists. This…

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South Africa Prepares for ‘Day Zero’

South Africa Prepares for ‘Day Zero’

Reading Time: < 1 minute DEFENCEWEB The South African National Defence Force is ready to assist in preparations for “Day Zero,” when the metropolitan water supply in Cape Town is…

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Nigeria Takes Aim at Human Trafficking

Nigeria Takes Aim at Human Trafficking

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS By rewarding whistleblowers, boosting prosecutions and challenging beliefs in black magic, Nigeria is ramping up its crusade against human trafficking. The effort is backed…

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AU Warns of 6,000 Returning Extremists

AU Warns of 6,000 Returning Extremists

Reading Time: < 1 minute REUTERS Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for ISIS in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union’s top security official warned, calling on…

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Morocco Launches First Surveillance Satellite

Morocco Launches First Surveillance Satellite

Reading Time: < 1 minute THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Morocco launched its first observation satellite, which will be used for military activities, border and coastline surveillance, and monitoring desertification. The Mohammed…

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Sahel Countries Unite Against Terror

Sahel Countries Unite Against Terror

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS Five countries in the Sahel are setting up a security bloc to crack down on trafficking, terror and other cross-border crimes. The force assembled by…

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