Africa

Africa

connectivity

Pentagon officials have long pointed out the vast distances troops have to travel when working in Africa. It’s no small matter to move people...
patrol boats

Angola is the customer for four Super Dvora Mk 3 patrol boats ordered from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in 2015. At the time the...
drone

The US Air Force is constructing a base for armed drones in the Sahara Desert, in just another stage of the battle against the...
drone delivery

A company which supplies a drone delivery system to send urgent medicines has recently redesigned its system. Zipline’s new delivery vehicle is an autonomous...
indigenous uav

The Nigerian Air Force inducted its first indigenous UAV, which will be used for ISR operations in land and sea. The Tsaigumi UAV, produced...
drone deliveries

Drones have been carrying out medical deliveries such as blood samples and vaccines successfully to remote sites in the developing world for some time....
china

China has refuted ‘Western media reports’ on the Djibouti military base as a prejudice against Beijing and has said that the two ships carrying...
micro UAV

A stealth Micro UAV has been showcased for the first time. The companies Desert Wolf and FLIR have brought the Black Hornet micro unmanned...

An information and communication (ICT) company has been meeting with several government leaders in Africa to detail how its safe city solution could be...

The Washington Post reported recently that American Air Force Reaper drones began flying out of Tunisian bases in late June of this year and...

Paramount Advanced Technologies is developing a Persistent Surveillance Tethered Drone for missions such as border control and anti-poaching. They’re displaying the aircraft at the...

A delegation of 14 experts from the US ministry of defense will attend the AUS&R 2016 Convention. The delegation of the US Department of...

The Egyptian government has recently launched a new cybersecurity division in order to defend its institutions from cyber attacks. When one understands the scope...

Top experts in defence and technology experts met last month to discuss issues of security in Africa. During the fourth National Security Symposium held...

The New York Times reports that Uganda has agreed to stop all cooperation with North Korea following a summit meeting between President Yoweri Museveni...

Kenya, the region’s most advanced and biggest economic power, is still facing major hurdles. One of the issues impeding its development is the shaky...

Boko Haram, Nigeria’s very own jihadi menace, has announced that it is willing to release the 219 schoolgirls it kidnapped two years ago for...

The Horn of Africa is now hosting a rather unpleasant guest: a new ISIS affiliate. Jahba East Africa distinguishes itself from al-Shabaab by vowing...

The United States is funding a multi-million project to erect an electronic surveillance system along the border between Libya and Tunisia. The US has...

Terrorists have attacked this month the secure BP-Statoil operated In Salah gas facility in Algeria. The attackers fired rockets and RPGs, according to Statoil,...

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are finally giving conservationists a significant lead in the fight against poachers. Lindbergh Foundation’s Air Shepherd Initiative employs drones to...

More than 2,000 weapons including assault rifles, rocket launchers and machine guns were found hidden under fishing nets in a Somalia-bound boat, Australian Navy...