Islamic State, Al-Qaida ‘On the March’ in Africa

Western-backed efforts to counter terror groups across Africa are falling short, increasing the chances one or more affiliates of Islamic State or al-Qaida could try to carve out their own caliphate on the continent, according to the latest assessment …

Cameroon Journalists Caught in Separatist Conflict Plea for Help

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Dozens of reporters in Cameroon are calling for help after losing their jobs and, in some cases, their homes because of the war between separatist forces and the government. The reporters say they are constantly attacked or kidnapp…

US Scales Down Military Exercises in Africa Due to Coronavirus

CAPITOL HILL – One of the U.S. military’s largest exercises in Africa has been significantly scaled down due to the threat of the coronavirus. The massive, U.S.-led African Lion exercises in Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal were supposed to involve 9,300…