Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster recently visited Uganda, and pledged that the UK will continue to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
A contingent of British Army personnel have deployed to Egypt.
The first batch VT-4 main battle tanks and self-propelled howitzers bought by the Nigerian Army from China recently arrived in the country, say the Chinese Government.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced today that the UK will continue to provide C-17 support to French counter-terrorist operations in Africa for at least the next six months.
The sale includes all associated training, spare parts, aviation and ground support equipment, and hangar, facilities, and infrastructure required to support the program.
The UK must continue to bring equality and peace to the world’s most fragile countries, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has said on a visit to Africa.
In what has been described as an unconventional move, Egypt is using the Avenger self-propelled surface-to-air missile system to protect its assault ships.
A400M Atlas aircraft will deliver up to 20 tonnes of UK aid supplies.
A 66 person Short Term Training Team (STTT) from No 5 RAF Force Protection Wing deployed from RAF Lossiemouth to Nigeria for a 6 week period to train the Nigerian Air Force Regiment.
Jens Stoltenberg met the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya.
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