Egypt, Sudan Join Forces to Secure Border

Egypt, Sudan Join Forces to Secure Border

REUTERS Egypt and Sudan, two countries facing cross-border threats from militias operating in Libya, have agreed to set up joint military patrols along their border….

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Senegal Launches Cyber Security School

Senegal Launches Cyber Security School

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Senegal has inaugurated a cyber security school that aims to strengthen West Africa’s defense against computer hackers and prevent the internet from being…

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U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The United States has re-established a diplomatic presence in Somalia for the first time in nearly 30 years. The Department of…

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SADC Mission Helps Stabilize Lesotho

SADC Mission Helps Stabilize Lesotho

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

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

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

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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Uganda is World’s Most Active Nation

Uganda is World’s Most Active Nation

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS A report on physical inactivity across the globe found that Uganda is the world’s most active nation. The study, published in…

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Program Brings Education Improvements to Madagascar

Program Brings Education Improvements to Madagascar

WORLD BANK Madagascar’s public education spending fell in 2009 after a political crisis, putting thousands of children at risk of having to leave school. Others…

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South African Kids Learn to Code

South African Kids Learn to Code

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE It’s Wednesday, 2 p.m. sharp in the densely populated South African township of Ivory Park —time for about 60 11-year-olds to duel at…

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