United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) post-strike assessments confirm that one of the three terrorists killed in the command’s Apr. 2 precision airstrike. One of the deceased was a long-standing, high-ranking leader in the al-Shabaab terrorist organization, according to AFRICOM’s press statement.
Protesters across sub-Saharan Africa have braved bullets and beatings to defend their rights in the face of continuing conflict and state repression, Amnesty International said today as it published its annual review of human rights in the region.
In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike destroying an al-Shabaab vehicle-borne improvised explosive device near Jana Cabdalle, Somalia, on the afternoon of April 11.
The United States Military, in partnership with The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troop and police contributing countries, allies, the African Union, and other international organizations are set to conduct Justified Accord 2017 (JA17) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.