Africom not setting base in Africa-US commander

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

The United States has no plans to have a military base in Africa, it has been revealed.

Addressing a press conference yesterday, US commander of the African Command, General William Ward said while there has been speculation that the US intends to set up a military base in Africa through Africom, this is not true. “Our planning activities can be conducted from anywhere, so we do not have any intentions of moving our headquarters to Africa, that is simply not the case and never has been,” said General Ward.

Africom headquarters is currently Stuttgart, Germany and Ward explained that they will remain there for [continue reading]

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