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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Gabon Cracks Down on Illegal Trawlers

ADF STAFF Authorities in Gabon arrested two fishing trawlers carrying 5 metric tons of rough-head sea catfish and more than a metric ton of rays. Catching the catfish species and removing the fins of rays, sharks and skates is banned in…

Ghana Takes on Cyber Crime

ADF STAFF Ghana didn’t just celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October; it took action. The National Information Technology Agency (NITA) opened a Security Operations Centre (SOC) to fight cyber crime and increase…

Nigerien Camp Promotes Hoops, Health

ADF STAFF Daniel exhaled a sigh of relief when he received his welcome kit after arriving at the six-day Hoops4Kids (H4K) fall basketball camp in Niamey, Niger, on October 5. It included a backpack, T-shirt, jersey, reusable water…