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Saudi Arabia To Build Military Base In Djibouti

AFRICANGLOBE - Djibouti’s Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said a deal to build a Saudi military base in the country will happen “very soon.” “There are no hesitations on the deal and the delay is purely technical as such matters do take some time, and there are no political reasons behind it,” the minister said.

America Building A $100 Million Drone Base In Niger

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States military said on Friday it is building a $100 million (£76.8 million) temporary base for surveillance drones in Agadez, central Niger, allegedly to help the West African country combat militant groups and protect its borders.

U.S. Arming Somali Warlords To Fight Against Al-Shabaab

AFRICANGLOBE - United States Africa Command, (U.S. AFRICOM) is reportedly giving arms and military equipment to former Somali warlord to fight against the Somalia-based Al Shabaab. Col Barre Aden Shire known as (Barre Hiiraale) has paid a secret visit to U.S. AFRICOM military base in Kenya, where he met with top US military commanders.

The U.S. Military’s African “Footprint”

AFRICANGLOBE - Journalist Nick Turse’s recently released book “Tomorrow's Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa” aims to at the least make more of the people paying for this military intervention aware of AFRICOM and its mission. What becomes clear as one reads this text is that the US military in Africa is essentially on a war footing and is expanding rapidly.

AFRICOM: Africa’s Help Or A Hindrance?

AFRICANGLOBE - General David M. Rodriguez, who heads up the United States Africa Command, or AFRICOM, is the continent’s most powerful man. He is also its most powerless. Depending on whom you believe, Gen Rodriguez commands the full might of the greatest military in the history of the world: he could in one awesome shock-and-awe campaign flatten the continent into a parking lot for Humvees.

AFRICOM and the Recolonisation of Africa – A Must Read Article

Every lion would always seek to protect its territory. And that is precisely what America seeks to achieve in Africa with AFRICOM. To any discerning and enlightened and ever conscious African, this would however, spells the end of an independent sovereign Africa

U.S. Military (AFRICOM) Will Maintain ‘Light Footprint’ in Africa

The United States military has no plans to seek permanent bases in Africa, and, in the spirit of the new defense strategic guidance, will...

AFRICOM to Gain Combat Troops

The US military will assign a US Army combat brigade to the Pentagon's Africa Command (AFRICOM) next year in a pilot program that will...

Africom – Latest U.S. Bid to Recolonise the Continent

African revolutionaries now have to sleep with one eye open because the United States of America is not stopping at anything in its bid to establish Africom, a highly-equipped US army that will be permanently resident in Africa