"There's engagement periodically" with China in Djibouti, per @USAfricaCommand's Gen. Waldhauser, but adds "We are taking significant steps on the counterintelligence side so that we have all the defenses that we need"

Map. History of Africa conflict

15 August 2018
Tillerson, in speech on U.S. Africa policy today, slams Chinese development practices on the continent
"There's engagement periodically" with China in Djibouti, per @USAfricaCommand's Gen. Waldhauser, but adds "We are taking significant steps on the counterintelligence side so that we have all the defenses that we need"
China calls for fair, objective view of China-Africa cooperation: FM spokesperson
US servicemembers serving in Niger should be getting danger pay, says @USAfricaCommand's General Waldhauser: "The short answer is yes"
Terrorist and criminal/drug trafficker often the same thing in parts of Africa "They call themselves terrorist groups but to a large degree they're heavily involved in criminal activitiesweapons, people, drugs" per @USAfricaCommand's Gen Waldhauser
"I think the Russians are looking to have influence on the continent through weapons sales, through some of the agreement with Libya for example that were in place prior to the Qadhafi departure" says General Waldhauser
Concerns with Russia in Africa has to do with the northern part of Africa and the eastern Mediterranean per @USAfricaCommand's General Waldhauser I am specifically referring to Libya5 month ago
Concerns with Russia in Africa "has to do with the northern part of Africa and the eastern Mediterranean" per @USAfricaCommand's General Waldhauser "I am specifically referring to Libya"
Zimbabwe bans imports of processed meat products from South Africa after listeria outbreak - Ministry of Health
Islamic State claims assassination of intelligence officer at #Afgooye
Heavy rains pound, flood parts of Nairobi
US Department of State: BurkinaFaso Security Alert: Heightened police presence in Ouagadougou. U.S. government personnel are subject to an Embassy-imposed curfew from 10:00 PM to dawn, until further notice. Most schools are open as of March 6, 2018.
5 month ago
World Health Organization says listeriosis outbreak that claimed 180 lives in South Africa is the worst global outbreak ever recorded
Niger Attack Video Released By IS Shows Group's 'depravity': Pentagon
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammedbin Salman and Egypt's President @AlsisiOfficial tour the Suez Canal with officials from the Egyptian maritime sectors5 month ago
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammedbin Salman and Egypt's President @AlsisiOfficial tour the Suez Canal with officials from the Egyptian maritime sectors
2 more photos of the Mi-14 air ambulance crash in Tripoli
Al-Shabab briefly captured the agricultural town of Bal'ad, Friday, Mayor Qasim Ali Nur tells @voasomali that govt sent additional forces to defend town but residents fear, militants made threatening phone calls ordering businesses to pay taxes and deliver to a forest nearby
5 month ago
Russia suggested to the US organising a meeting between Lavrov and Tillerson in Ethiopia, Sergei Ryabkov says.
Ugandan leader says replaces security minister, police chief
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman plane was escorted by Egyptian fighter jets when it entered Egypt's airspace
5 month ago
Mali: 4 Malian soldiers wounded amidst complex attack (IED + gunfire) between Konna and Bore, Mopti Region
Burkina Faso authorities suspect "army infiltrators" passed information to GSIM jihadist group who claimed responsibility for the deadly terror attacks in Ouagadougou
Leader of the Libyan Tobruk government Field Marshal General Haftar requested Russian military authorities to establish a base in the war-torn country
Footage from headcams of US Special Forces compiled with ISGS recordings. Seems like connection between Islamic State Central and IS Greater Sahara established5 month ago
It's propaganda
Footage from headcams of US Special Forces compiled with ISGS recordings. Seems like connection between Islamic State Central and IS Greater Sahara established
5 month ago
Niger ISGS After about 4 months, Isis has released the video of Tongo Tongo ambush against US and Nigerien forces in October 2017. This confirms a reconciliation between Isis leadership and al-Sahraoui.
IS Central Command releases a video of the ambush on US soldiers in Niger5 month ago
IS Central Command releases a video of the ambush on US soldiers in Niger
Jamaat Nusrat Al-Islam w-Al-Muslimin #JNIM (#AQ) claims attacks on #Ouagadougou and announces the imminent release of a detailed statement #BurkinaFaso
A plane carrying Somali prisoners (pirates) has landed at Aden Adde airport in Mogadishu. The pirates had been held in multiple jails in India
Burkina Faso-: The one killed was initially arrested but shot dead when trying to disarm a soldier and escape
AQ JNIM claims the attack as a revenge to the killing of some commanders near Boughessa.
5 month ago
Egypt's Supreme Court dismisses all outstanding legal challenges to a deal transferring two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia
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