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U.S. upgrading satellite communications for Africom to counter Al Qaida

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Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The U.S. military’s Africa Command is supervising a project to improve communications for allies in North Africa and Sahel. The contract represents an effort to enhance U.S. military operations amid the Al Qaida threat in […]

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U.S. Africa Command strengthens ties with Djibouti as Al Qaida targets region

Aerial view of Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States plans to enhance military cooperation with Djibouti. Officials said Djibouti and the United States agreed to bolster their strategic relationship in an effort to stabilize the Horn of Africa which has contended […]

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Dueling state visit tours by China, Japan target Africa’s 54 nations

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Ethiopian counterpart Tedros Adhanom in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Jan 6. /Reuters/Tiksa Negeri

Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com Vicious competition between Asia’s two most powerful countries has spread to Africa, where China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are trying to woo the continent of 54 nations. […]

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U.S. sends fast patrol boats to Djibouti

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Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has delivered maritime security vessels to Djibouti. The U.S. State Department has supplied two high-speed aluminum coastal security boats to the Djiboutian Navy. Officials said the boats would enhance Djibouti’s maritime security […]

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U.S. Africa Command expands base in Djibouti

Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force Horn Africa, in Djibouti, unload a Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti.  /U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Timothy Wilson

Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has been expanding military facilities in Djibouti. The Defense Department has awarded contracts to enhance and expand its military base at Camp Lemonnier. Officials said the effort was meant to accommodate increased […]

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