A U.S. State Department cable prohibits the Ugandan regime from engaging in certain combat operations against the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) without U.S. permission.
Strikes against “suspected” members of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have killed 24 people across southern and eastern Yemen, with both Yemeni warplanes and US drones taking part in the attacks.
Washington has ramped up its efforts against Al-Qaeda in Yemen, launching dozens of air attacks targeting the terror group.
Sudan is bombing oil-rich regions of South Sudan in order to scare away American and Chinese investors, a South Sudan official said Monday, as U.S. President Barack Obama expressed concern about the growing tensions between the two countries.
A delegation of West African leaders was prevented from landing in Mali after pro-junta demonstrators flooded the airport.
The situation in Mali remains tense as neighbors threaten sanctions against the country taken over by a military junta.
A US Africa Command official confirmed on Friday the leader of military coup d’état in Mali has visited the US on several occasions, receiving professional military education.
We track dominant social themes here at the Daily Bell, and the spectacular implosion of the "Stop Kony 2012" campaign is a further example of how these memes are disintegrating under the pressure of what we call the Internet Reformation.
Over the past week, as Invisible Children and their corporate sponsors performed desperate damage control, ties between the alleged “charity” and the US State Department, Wall Street speculator George Soros and his Open Society Institute.
Actor George Clooney lends his famous face to spotlight the crisis in Sudan, adding another front to the “humanitarian” calls for intervention in Africa
Alex covers the latest news, including the latest KONY 2012 Progaganda linked to George Clooney getting arrested by the secret service.
The hidden agenda in Uganda, Central Africa and the Horn of Africa is the conquest of oil and strategic mineral resources.
The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rampaging around Uganda is nothing more than a US and Mossad-backed guerilla force.
It has been viewed more than 77-million times around the world, but not by those who know Joseph Kony best: his victims in northern Uganda.
The USA Africa Command, which America calls ‘Africom’, is a military structure of the Defence Department of America. Africom was formed in 2007 during President George W Bush’s second term of office.
A series of explosions at a bus station in the Kenyan capital Nairobi have killed at least four people and wounded 40 others, the Kenyan Red Cross has said.
And it's not a laughing matter. I'm putting out a caution on this Kony thing. Look at the basics: we're being literally led to war in another oil producing nation. And once again, it's under the guise of "get the bad guy". Our militaryRead Letter
The press wires are reporting on intensified fighting in Mali between the nation's military and ethnic Tuareg rebels of the Azawad National Liberation Movement in the north of the nation.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said on Sunday violence blamed on Islamist group Boko Haram was worse than the country’s 1960s civil war, with sympathisers of the sect in government and security agencies.
The issue surfaced in March following the arrest of demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square. The rights group Human Rights Watch said seven women were subjected to the tests.
While security and defense contracting in Africa is nothing new, the awarding of another multi-million dollar contract by the US State Department to a controversial private security operation is perhaps indicative of just how thinly stretched the US
Islamist parties are expected to control Cairo's parliament by the spring with the Muslim Brotherhood projected to be in the driver's seat.
Tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to military rule packed Cairo's Tahrir square on Friday in the biggest turnout of a week of protests and violence that has killed 41 people.
An Egyptian morgue official says the death toll has climbed to 35 during the third straight day of violence that has turned into the most sustained challenge yet to the rule of Egypt's military.
The Pentagon’s shadow war in Africa could have a new front, if reports coming out of Nigeria are accurate. U.S. troops are headed to Nigeria to help local forces do battle with Boko Haram, an Islamic terror group that has killed up to 400 people this
The latest Ease of Doing Business Index found the vast majority of sub-Saharan countries have improved their business environments in the past year, and six made the top 15 most improved.
Obama's order maintains several sets of U.S. sanctions imposed since 1997 which restrict U.S. trade and investment with Sudan and block the assets of the Sudanese government and certain officials.
Wasted $1 trillion in the futile Iraq war? Being defeated by medieval Afghan tribesmen? Can’t pay your bills at home or abroad? Government paralyzed? Worried about China? What’s the answer? Simple. A new little war in Africa.
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But so is securing the emerging energy boom in West and East Africa, along with other minerals in what is becoming a strategic contest between the United States and China, widely seen as the Americans' paramount rival in the years ahead.