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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Uganda Deploys Army to Battle Locusts

ADF STAFF As desert locusts spread across East Africa in February 2020, Uganda deployed 2,000 Soldiers to battle the pests. Ugandan troops used pesticide on the ground as authorities tried to secure helicopters for aerial spraying.…

New Task Force Takes Shape in Sahel

ADF STAFF France and several of its allies have announced the formation of a new task force to fight terrorist groups in West Africa’s Sahel region. Thirteen countries are task force members: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark,…