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- South Africa: State-owned utility Eskom aims to stabilise grid by end-March after blackouts Pres Ramaphosa
- Ethiopia to Get $3 Billion Loan From World Bank
- Collared Elephant Killed as Botswana Prepares to Issue 272 Hunting Licenses
- Algeria’s Electoral Commission Proclaims Former PM Tebboune Winner of Presidential Election
- Panel of Experts Recommends Intercepting and Searching of Vessels Carrying Arms to Libya
Friday, March 4, 2016 – 06:26
On Feb. 19, the Marines of CLB-6 wrapped up a monthlong theater security cooperation mission in Mauritania in West Africa, where they trained the Logistics Battalion of the Mauritanian army in convoy operations.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 – 06:33
The Obama administration is considering ways to fix the problems in supporting moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – 07:24
A new Marine task force set to become active in Central America in time for hurricane season will use a new seabasing platform — the joint high-speed vessel — to transport troops around the region.
Monday, March 2, 2015 – 07:17
As the bulk of the Corps bid farewell to Afghanistan months ago, a small group of Marines stayed behind, continuing the fight in the war-torn country. Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan exited Helmand Province in October, turning Camp Leatherneck over to local troops and departing for the States. The highly-publicized transition marked an end to the Corps’ major role in Afghanistan. Two months later, U.S. officials declared the end of combat operations in the 13-year-old conflict.
Friday, February 27, 2015 – 06:43
NATO’s chief said Thursday the alliance was ready to advise Libya’s government on defense and security issues, saying the deteriorating situation in the country is posing new security threats for Europe that require a more robust defense.
Monday, February 2, 2015 – 06:26
Two European-based units that operate in Africa have merged in an effort to streamline Marine Corps missions on the vast continent.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 – 08:13
The latest contingent to support the Marine Corps’ unit responsible for responding to crises in Africa arrived in Spain this weekend for a six-month deployment.
Monday, October 6, 2014 – 05:46
The Marine Corps has restored its Unit Deployment Program to levels not seen since before the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and training with international partners in the Pacific is going to expand over the next year.
Monday, April 14, 2014 – 09:04
A move to relocate the Marine Corps’ crisis response unit from Europe to a nation in western Africa may be completed within the next two years, Marine Corps brass said last week.
Monday, February 3, 2014 – 07:17
Marine units that specialize in crisis response could be based in Africa in coming years as military leaders work with host nations that have shown interest in the U.S. posturing troops in their countries, according to a top general in the region.