London gears up for major African summit in 2024
Alert published on 08/03 at 6pm - British PM Rishi Sunak is busy planning a UK-Africa summit, which will be announced in the coming days.
Breaking news published on 05/12/22 at 1:20 pm - The Kenyan and Somali presidents have agreed to reopen the main land crossings between their two countries following intense negotiations between both heads of state. This marks a shift in the bilateral relationship, and in Kenyan security policy.
The UK is outlining a new military cooperation programme for Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, dubbed the Lake Chad Support Framework. It aims to increase British influence on security projects largely dominated by the EU and the AU, and to try to stem growing Russian influence in the region.
Somaliland's defence minister Abdiqani Mohamoud Aateye and the head the Somaliland National Armed Forces General Nuh Ismail Tani have contracted London-based consultancy firm Adam Smith International (ASI) to help steer the overhaul of its defence services.