Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:57
Ugandan General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, a graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, was promoted to Major General. This comes four days after his father, Yoweri Museveni, won national reelection.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:43
Looking to build on its presence in Djibouti, the U.S. is allegedly seeking sites for a second military base on the African continent - yet this information is largely unknown to the public.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:21
For over a month, members of the Brazilian and U.S. Navies worked together to confront a series of fictitious terrorist attacks that were simulated at locations throughout Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:18
According to an index released by Global Firepower (GFP) measuring a government’s military strength, Nigeria has been ranked as the 4th country with the most powerful military in Africa.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 07:21
The United States is on track to spend more than $600 billion on the military this year -- more, that is, than was spent at the height of President Ronald Reagan’s Cold War military buildup, and more than the military budgets of at least the next seven nations in the world combined.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:53
El Salvador’s attorney general has begun arresting law enforcement officials who helped carry out a truce between gangs that, until just a few years ago, was central to the nation’s strategy for taming its infamous violence.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:51
Human rights campaigners have condemned the British government after it announced it would significantly boost its military support to Oman, a country that has been criticised for suppressing freedom of speech.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:45
India and Oman signed pacts to upgrade their defense ties during Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's May 20-22 visit to the gulf nation, which was the first country India established defense ties with in the 1970s.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:35
South Sudanese government soldiers have carried out a wide range of often-deadly attacks on civilians in and around the western town of Wau. Soldiers have killed, tortured, raped, and detained civilians and looted and burned down homes.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:28
United Kingdom defence and security companies are keen to do business in South Africa and are seeking local partnerships. This was the general consensus of the UK Trade and Investment Defence & Security Organisation Security Trade Mission to South Africa between 16 and 20 May.