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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COVID-19 Cases Drop Dramatically

ADF STAFF COVID-19 cases reported in Africa dropped by 46% over a one-week stretch in early August, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). By late August, global COVID-19 cases had dropped by 24% over a one-week period. WHO…

Russia’s War Already Impacting Africans

ADF STAFF African nations are already feeling the devastating ripple effects from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia’s war against Ukraine will have a lasting impact on the continent’s economies, most notably increased prices on…

Africa Races to Test COVID-19 Treatment Drugs

ADF STAFF On March 18, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a large, international study of four potential COVID-19 treatments. “We have called this study the Solidarity trial,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom…