How The UK Is Saving African Lives By Teaching Safe Bomb Disposal

The Counter IED Wing, part of the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, has trained 1,600 students from 15 African nations in just over three years. The teaching is led by former leading British Army bomb disposal expert Tony Read More …

Sudan says FBI to help probe PM assassination attempt

American investigators will help Sudan with enquiries into a failed assassination attempt against Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, the Sudanese culture and information minister said on Wednesday. A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team “arrived this morning and will join Sudanese Read More …

British Troops In West Africa: Training Local Forces To Fight Terror

Growing concern about the rise of violent terrorist groups in west Africa has prompted British forces to step up its training and mentoring of regional partners. It comes as UK troops prepare for a 250-strong deployment to Mali in the summer. Forces News has been Read More …

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok survives assassination attempt

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has survived an assassination attempt, Sudan’s state media has said. Hamdok’s convoy was hit by a strong blast in Sudanese capital of Khartoum. Unconfirmed media reports say Improvised Explosive Device (IED) hit the last car Read More …