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Monday, July 18, 2016 – 06:07

An operation across Eastern and Southern Africa targeting transnational crimes including human, drug and arms trafficking, people smuggling, terrorism, car theft and environmental crime has resulted in close to 4 500 arrests.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 – 06:20

The United States has donated 20 Land Cruiser vehicles and two Boston Whaler boats to the Armed Forces of Liberia. Some of the equipment will be used in Mali.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – 06:20

Malawi is in discussions with India’s Ashok Leyland over the potential supply of up to 500 vehicles for military and civil purposes, covering everything from armoured personnel carriers to fuel trucks.

Friday, July 8, 2016 – 06:17

Angola, Egypt and Zimbabwe will be some of the 19 countries to take part in Russia’s International Army Games this year, which will be held between 30 July and 13 August, while South Africa will send observers.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 – 06:32

Senegal’s Compagnie Fusilier de Marin Commando (COFUMACO) surpassed new training milestones during a three-week exercise with US Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response–Africa in Thies, Senegal, June 6-24, 2016.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – 06:25

The first Mistral class landing helicopter dock has arrived in Egypt after participating in an exercise with the French Navy, while the Egyptian Navy will in July receive an R-32 Molniya missile corvette from Russia.

Friday, June 24, 2016 – 06:13

U.S. forces supporting the Federal Government of Somalia, the Somali National Army and troop contributing nations to the African Union Mission in Somalia, provided defensive fire on four occasions in May, to protect U.S., SNA and AMISOM troops from imminent threats posed by the terrorist group al-Shabaab.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 – 06:16

This year Mali will receive a single C295 and Egypt will take delivery of the remaining three of 24 examples it has on order, according to Airbus officials, who believe Africa is a key market for the tactical airlifter.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 – 06:25

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has started expansion works on airbase facilities at Yola International Airport as it prepares to receive new aircraft, including Russian-made Mi-35 helicopters as well as JF-17 Thunder fighters and Super Mushshak trainers from Pakistani Aeronautical Company (PAC).

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 – 06:37

The European Union on Monday proposed expanding a United Nations Security Council mandate for a European naval operation to allow it to crack down on arms smuggling in the high seas off war-torn Libya, though Russia voiced concerns about the idea.