Africom launches military base in Zambia

The United States Africa Command is set to launch an Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Zambia.

The United States government made the announcement during a meeting with Hakainde Hichilema and visiting AFRICOM Brigadier General Peter Bailey.

The U.S Embassy in Zambia said: “We are pleased to announced that @USAfricaCommand will open an Office of Security Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Zambia. Visiting AFRICOM Brigadier General Peter Bailey made the announcement during a meeting with His Excellency President @HHichilema”

The new Office of Security Cooperation is expected to enhance military relations and enhance security cooperation between U.S and Zambia.