In the course of researching the al-Shabaab attack on Puntland Security Forces at Af Urur on 8 June 2017, a couple of interesting little details emerged.
The South African National Defence Force has finalised its list of promotions and appointments for the ranks of Colonel and Captain (SAN) for 2016 and 2017.
In July 2015, Burundian peacekeepers serving in AMISOM were ambushed by Al Shabaab near the town of Leego. With more information about the event now available via leaked Al Shabaab video, CONWAY WADDINGTON pieces together what happened.
African Defence Review, in collaboration with Louis Martin-Vézian of Contemporary Issues and Geography, has created a comprehensive fact sheet of the aircraft and systems of the South African Air Force.
Confused about the apparent invasion of Chinese fishing vessels into South Africa? ADR provides some clarity to the ongoing concern.