Camp Lemonnier, home to some 4,000 US soldiers and contractors, is vital to US military operations in Somalia against militant groups like Al-Shabaab, and also provides support for US operations in Yemen, where special forces regularly carry out drone strikes against Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
"Let's see if we can go eat them for breakfast," he says with an ominous chuckle.
The UN has accused the Nsapu rebellion of using child soldiers and committing several atrocities, while also denouncing the disproportionate use of force by the military.
Mugabe, who would be 99 if he held power through another full term, has ruled through the country's drastic economic collapse.
South Africa's ubiquitous minibus taxis are frequently involved in accidents on the country's roads.
Conflict in Congo's Kasai region has affected more than 1.5 million children, says UNICEF
Ankara provides Sudan with equipment to deal with ongoing drought in Horn of Africa region
enya Defense Forces attack militants' camp in Badhaadhe in Lower Juba near the border with Kenya
Lungu says he will not hesitate to do so unless people stop setting public buildings on fire
Three banks accused of manipulating price of rand when buying and selling US dollars
Kenya is already gripped by election fever and primaries to choose candidates for local government and parliament have seen violence and dramatic last-minute floor-crossings.
Demonstrators gathered at the local branch of the powerful UGTT trade union in Kef, 180 kilometres (110 miles) west of Tunis, before marching down the main streets.
Those who don't want to return to country can take asylum elsewhere, says S. Sudan ambassador to Congo
The election, due to be held in August, will mark a new chapter for Angola as Dos Santos hands over power after ruling the oil-rich country since 1979.
Parliamentary candidate for Algeria’s ruling FLN vanished late last month from outside party HQ
Outbreak has reached 'epidemic threshold' in certain states
The decree hands extra powers to security forces and restricts public gatherings.
With the recent discovery, number of graves in central Kasai region goes up to 40
The Nigerian leader also directed that Lawal be suspended from office "pending the outcome of the investigations."
Egypt fears Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will adversely affect its share of Nile water
Militants also kill woman and abduct 3 girls in separate incident in the north