AMISOM Uganda Commander impressed by troop morale

The Contingent Commander of Uganda troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig. Gen. Richard Otto on Thursday visited Ugandan soldiers based in the coastal town of Baraawe in Lower Shabelle region, about 208 km from Mogadishu. Read More …

Terrorists Capitalize on COVID-19 to Erode State Authority, Attack National, International Forces in Sahel, Peacekeeping Chief Tells Security Council

African Members Emphasize Urgent Need to Boost Operational Capacity of G5 Sahel Joint Force, Humanitarian Relief for Displaced COVID-19 has added a layer of complexity to the highly volatile security situation in the Sahel, with terrorists capitalizing on the pandemic Read More …

British Troops In Malawi: Delivering Life-Saving Medical Training

British military personnel have been providing the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) with what could be life-saving training. A course, coordinated by the British Peace Support Team (Africa), was delivered to more than 100 troops ahead of a deployment to the Democratic Republic of Read More …

Three Irish soldiers injured after IED explodes near convoy in Mali

The injured troops’ next of kins and families have been contacted. A spokesman said: “Earlier today, Defence Forces personnel deployed with the United Nations MINUSMA mission in Mali were involved in an operational incident. “While conducting a Patrol east of Read More …

Secretary-General condemns attacks on UN peacekeepers in Mali

The UN Secretary-General has strongly condemned two separate attacks on Sunday against the organization’s Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) which left one peacekeeper dead and four others injured. A blue helmet from Chad was killed and three others Read More …

French, British experts train Liberian troops for deployment in Mali

French and British military experts have completed weeks of training Liberian military personnel to prepare them for the Sixth deployment of Liberian troops to Mali in September for UN peacekeeping operation.Mali has been battling terrorist attacks for years, and Liberia Read More …