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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Chad Paying Debt to Angola With Cattle

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Chad is repaying Angola a debt of $100 million with cattle, Angola’s state-run newspaper has reported. The unusual agreement is seen as creating a win-win situation for both nations — Chad is short of cash…

Supercomputer Predicts Locusts’ Movements

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A supercomputer is boosting efforts in East Africa to control locust outbreaks that raise what the United Nations food agency calls “an unprecedented threat” to the region’s food security. The computer, a donation…

Rwanda Wants to Become Drone Hub

BBB NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Rwanda, the country of a thousand hills, was the first in the world to embrace a commercial delivery service by drone aircraft when the company Zipline began flying blood in 2016. Rwandan President Paul Kagame…