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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Kenya Recognized For COVID-19 Genome Impact

ADF STAFF Kenyan scientists are among those who have rapidly sequenced SARS-CoV-2 variants over the last two years, exemplifying the continent’s scientific capability. Scientists from two laboratories in Kenya — the International…

Kenya to Build Counter-IED Center

ADF STAFF Kenya is building a counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) center in Embakasi to fight extremist threats in the region.  The new facility at the Humanitarian Peace Support School is funded by Germany and the United…

Fact-Checking COVID-19 Misinformation

ADF STAFF Social media can be an effective tool to spread accurate information about COVID-19 and help guard against the pandemic’s spread. Its many platforms also can be used to disseminate false information about the disease, its…

Study: COVID-19 Bigger Risk for Pregnant Women

ADF STAFF Pregnant women who catch COVID-19 are in much greater danger than previously suspected, according to a new study that analyzed data collected from six African countries. The study found that pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2, the…