Tag: United States

Africa’s rare earths to boost global supply, adding 9% to market, by 2029 — report

July 12, 2024

Currently a minor player in the rare earth market, African mines have the potential to supply almost 10% of the world's rare earth elements by ... Read More

US troops exit Niger’s Air Base 101 as Russia-backed Africa Corps look to expand footprint

July 9, 2024

The United States has completed the withdrawal of its military personnel from Niger’s Air Base 101 near the West African nation’s capital, Niamey, which comes ... Read More

UN report accuses Rwandan troops of fighting with M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo

July 8, 2024

As many as 4,000 Rwandan soldiers were reportedly fighting battles alongside the M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with Kigali exercising significant ... Read More

Expanding extremist groups pose rising threat across Africa and beyond — experts

July 1, 2024

With the United States in the process of withdrawing its 1,000 troops from Niger and also about 75 from neighboring Chad, Western military officials and ... Read More

US top military officers for critical talks in Africa after Niger ousting to secure foothold in the region

June 25, 2024

The United States military commander is making a rare trip to Africa for talks on maintaining some of his troops' presence in West Africa, after ... Read More

Kenyan police deployed for controversial UN-backed peacekeeping mission in Haiti

June 25, 2024

A contingent of 400 Kenyan police officers, the first of a 1,000-strong force, departed early Tuesday (25 June) for a controversial UN-backed mission in Haiti ... Read More

Kenya’s police officers ready to deploy in violence-stricken Haiti in ‘few days, few weeks’

May 20, 2024

Hundreds of Kenyan police officers have been training since late last year as the East African country is preparing to dispatch them as the first ... Read More

Artificial Intelligence: U.S. firm Iozera to Invest $500 Mln in Data-center and AI Hub in Morocco

May 6, 2024

U.S.-based tech startup company Iozera has announced plans to set up a 386MW Data Center and artificial intelligence hub in the northern Moroccan city of ... Read More

US to pull out troops from key drone base in Niger amid Russia’s growing footprint in Sahel

April 24, 2024

The United States has agreed to withdraw its about 1,000 troops from Niger, where it built and operated a major drone base in the desert ... Read More

China and African nations urged to work with UN to set up AI governing institution

April 10, 2024

Amid intense competition with the United States to dominate Artificial Intelligence (AI), China has recently hosted a forum attended by a number of African countries ... Read More