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Armed Forces Day - News Archive

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  1. Armed Forces Day events in Durban and Port Elizabeth cost R50 million plus

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    Showcasing South Africa’s military to the public is a major part of the annual Armed Forces Day celebration which has seen close to R50 million spent on the event this year in Durban and last year in Port ...
    Friday, 24 March 2017
  2. Saab receives order for AT4 CS ER and AT4 CS HP

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... Generation (Roquette NG), next-generation shoulder-launched weapon system for the French armed forces. Included in that contract are deliveries of the new AT4 CS ER (Extended Range), the new AT4 CS HE ...
    Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  3. Mass graves in central DR Congo bear witness to growing violence

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... with the military, the militia has faced machine gun fire while its fighters are armed with machetes, batons and home-made rifles. After a video appearing to show soldiers massacring militia members ...
    Wednesday, 22 March 2017
  4. Mass graves in central DR Congo bear witness to growing violence

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... has faced machine gun fire while its fighters are armed with machetes, batons and home-made rifles. After a video appearing to show soldiers massacring militia members was posted on social media, ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  5. DR Congo forces targeting civilians, denying peacekeepers access

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... force in clashes with the lightly armed Kamuina Nsapu militants. Last month's video, which circulated on social media, appeared to show soldiers executing suspected militia members at point blank range. ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  6. East Libyan army takes rivals' final holdout in southwest Benghazi

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ...  The LNA also said it had lost a MiG-21 fighter jet over the Benghazi district of Sabri on Saturday, though the pilot had ejected. It still faces armed opposition in the northern neighbourhoods of ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  7. Italy seeks to bolster Libya migrant deal as arrivals surge

    Category: Security/Border Security

    ... 5-Star lawmakers said Libya was too dangerous for Italy's diplomats, urging the closure of the embassy in Tripoli. Last week Tripoli was gripped by heavy fighting as armed groups allied with Seraj ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  8. Kenyan troops head to troubled northern region

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... his visit to the Kenyan capital. There have been numerous attacks in the drought-stricken region of Laikipia in recent months as armed cattle herders searching for scarce grazing have driven tens ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  9. Somalia asks Saudi coalition to investigate refugee boat attack

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... clear who carried out the attack. "The prime minister condemns the unfair killing of the Somalis who were sailing on the shores of Yemen ... the victims were innocent, unarmed and were mostly women ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  10. Kenya clashes over grazing leaves 10 dead in drought-hit north

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... peace before August elections. Armed cattle herders from Isiolo and Samburu counties fought over grazing access along the two county borders, said Isiolo County police commander Charles Ontita. ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  11. Shrinking budget hits SA Navy operations

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ...  SAS Spioenkop recently represented the Navy during Armed Forces Week in Durban, along with fleet replenishment vessel SAS Drakenberg, hydrographic survey ship SAS Protea, the off-shore patrol vessels ...
    Monday, 20 March 2017
  12. Aid convoy attacked in South Sudan

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... looted by armed men. The attack occurred earlier this week near Yirol, in the centre of the country about 210 km north-west of Juba, where aid workers have been dealing with a cholera outbreak.  ...
    Friday, 17 March 2017
  13. Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia

    Category: Security/Maritime Security

    ... ... has received positive confirmation from the master of ... Aris 13, that his ship and crew are currently being held captive by a number of suspected armed pirates in an anchorage off the north coast ...
    Wednesday, 15 March 2017
  14. Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... al-Assad. A force of several dozen armed private security contractors from Russia operated until February in a part of Libya that is under Haftar's control, the head of the firm that hired the contractors ...
    Tuesday, 14 March 2017
  15. Russian private security firm maintains it had armed men in east Libya

    Category: Security/National Security

    A force of several dozen armed private security contractors from Russia operated until last month in a part of Libya under control of regional leader Khalifa Haftar, the head of the firm that hired the ...
    Monday, 13 March 2017
  16. Nigerians trapped by conflict number hundreds of thousands

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... armed forces," Jochum said. Around 800,000 displaced people - mainly women, children and elderly - live near the state capital Maiduguri, about a quarter of them in camps, MSF said. The medical charity ...
    Monday, 13 March 2017
  17. Turkey seeks to build Syrian military cooperation with Russia

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... Council, a local militia that is a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an umbrella organisation of armed groups of which the YPG is also a part.  ...
    Monday, 13 March 2017
  18. China stealth jet enters service, navy building 'first class' fleet

    Category: DailyNews/International News

    ... class" navy and developing a marine corps. Chinese President Xi Jinping is overseeing a sweeping modernisation of the country's armed forces, the largest in the world, including anti-satellite missiles ...
    Friday, 10 March 2017
  19. Africom commander outlines responsibilities, challenges

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    Commander of U.S. Africa Command, General Thomas Waldhauser, provided information to members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services (SASC) on Africom’s posture and mission during a hearing held ...
    Friday, 10 March 2017
  20. Syrian force “a few weeks” from Raqqa

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    ... using another acronym for Islamic State. The Marines are armed with 155 millimetre artillery guns. Asked if they had been used yet, Dorrian said he did not believe so. "We have had what I would describe ...
    Friday, 10 March 2017

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