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Armed Forces Day - News Archive

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  1. Somalia's al Shabaab kills senior national security officer

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... by the group. The security officer, who was involved in conducting security operations against the group, was sitting in front of his house without his body guards when armed militants shot him ...
    Friday, 28 April 2017
  2. Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull out

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... President Salva Kiir fired his deputy, unleashing a conflict that has spawned armed factions which often follow ethnic lines. The United Nations (U.N.) has raised fears of a possible genocide as millions ...
    Friday, 28 April 2017
  3. More details emerge on SA Navy’s new riverine patrol boats

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ...  The new riverine patrol boats first emerged during the Armed Forces Day parade in Durban on 21 February this year, when a single example was displayed. Also shown at the Armed Forces Day parade ...
    Friday, 28 April 2017
  4. Five killed in air strike on Libyan prison

    Category: Security/National Security

    An air strike on a prison has killed five people in a Libyan desert town where armed factions have been fighting along a strategic route from the southern border region to Tripoli, a medical source said. ...
    Wednesday, 26 April 2017
  5. Navy dead not included in 2017 National Orders

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... working on a sewage valve at the naval base. They were part of the maritime service’s detachment deployed to the east coast port city for the 2017 Armed Forces Day commemoration. The Navy indicated ...
    Wednesday, 26 April 2017
  6. Nigerian Air Force inducts new Mi-35 attack helicopters

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... made possible through training and acquisition of platforms and equipment for the Armed Forces and other security agencies. “Training and the recent acquisition of brand new platforms and other supporting ...
    Tuesday, 25 April 2017
  7. Dutch timber trader sentenced for Liberian crimes

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... several rebel groups. "These weapons were used by Taylor in an armed conflict with rebels, in which over many years countless civilians were victimised," judges said in a written summary. Kouwenhoven ...
    Monday, 24 April 2017
  8. Suicide bomb attack foiled in Algeria

    Category: Security/Human Security

    Algerian armed forces foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack in Constantine, with one attacker killed and a second arrested, a security source said. The military operation to stop the attack on ...
    Friday, 21 April 2017
  9. Police arrest suspect in connection with 9 SAI weapons theft

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... two sentries in the Tempe base who left their rifles in the guard hut and went visiting, the rifles not surprisingly disappearing. “And it happens to many other - probably most - armed forces: The ...
    Friday, 21 April 2017
  10. South Sudan refugees release UN hostages

    Category: Security/Human Security

    A hundred unarmed South Sudanese refugees in east DR Congo took 13 United Nations mission staff hostage demanding to be moved to a third country before releasing them unharmed. They were among 530 ...
    Wednesday, 19 April 2017
  11. DR Congo government returns tribal leader’s body to soothe tensions

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... millions died, mainly from hunger and disease. Dozens of armed groups continue to fight over natural resources and prey on civilians. Two UN officials, one a US citizen and the other Swedish, were ...
    Tuesday, 18 April 2017
  12. ISS: Less armed conflict but more political violence in Africa

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... more than a third of global conflict took place here last year. Leading conflict data projects such as the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) and the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) ...
    Wednesday, 12 April 2017
  13. ISS: Security alone won’t save Burkina Faso from extremism

    Category: Security/National Security

    ... Soum province and central Mali. This part of Mali is used by Ansarul Islam as a base to which it retreats to escape Burkina Faso’s armed forces. All these factors must be considered when attempting to ...
    Tuesday, 11 April 2017
  14. Silver Falcons to perform at Rand Show

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... has already performed at two major events this year – armed forces week in Durban in February and the Navy Festival in Simon’s Town in March, although the bad weather in Durban did restrict flying somewhat. ...
    Tuesday, 11 April 2017
  15. Senegal parades new military hardware

    Category: Land/Land

    Senegal’s armed forces last week showcased new hardware during the country’s 57th independence day celebrations in Dakar. The new hardware included Oncilla armoured vehicles and 122 mm rocket launchers. ...
    Tuesday, 11 April 2017
  16. Militias raid South Sudan’s Wau, killing at least 10

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ...  "We are still inside hiding," said one man by telephone, speaking from Wau neighbourhood Nazareth. "I have seen four dead bodies of my neighbours." "Armed militia are moving from house to house," ...
    Tuesday, 11 April 2017
  17. Niger forces kill 57 members of Boko Haram

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... soldiers and two civilians were wounded during the attack by heavily armed men in Gueskerou village, which is around 30 km (22 miles) northeast of Diffa town, it said. "Among the enemy there were ...
    Tuesday, 11 April 2017
  18. Situation in Syria constitutes international armed conflict - Red Cross

    Category: Middle East/Middle East

    The situation in Syria now "amounts to an international armed conflict" after U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian air base, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, expanding both sides' humanitarian ...
    Monday, 10 April 2017
  19. U.N. denied access to South Sudan town alleged to be massacre site

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... find their way to Uganda while homes and properties had been looted and burned, with main roads out of the town reported to be blocked by armed groups. The assault on Pajok is the latest in a series ...
    Friday, 07 April 2017
  20. East Libyan forces target rivals' air base in central desert region

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    ... government in Tripoli. Tamanhent air base, near the city of Sabha, is on a frontline between loose armed alliances based in eastern and western Libya that have been vying for power in an on-off ...
    Thursday, 06 April 2017

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