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  1. Explainer: Protesters want an end to Bashir’s rule

    Category: Governance/Governance

    ... IF BASHIR FALLS? Since independence in 1956, autocrats blamed for some of Sudan’s worst woes have come to power through military coups. The military also stepped in at least twice, in 1964 and 1985, ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  2. East Libya forces to secure oil sites

    Category: Security/National Security

    Eastern forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar launched a military operation in southern Libya to secure oil and gas facilities and fight extremists, a spokesman said in a move that may alarm Tripoli ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  3. Islamists cleared from Rann

    Category: Security/National Security

    Nigeria’s military recaptured north-eastern town Rann after it was overrun by Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents a day earlier, weeks ahead of an election in which security is a key issue.  ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  4. Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... during the 1980s but came back and led protests that forced the old ruler to allow multi-party democracy in 1990 with an election Gbagbo lost. Ten years later, Gbagbo supporters helped oust military ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  5. Military show of strength amid Zimbabwean protests

    Category: Security/Civil Security

    Zimbabwe’s military put on a show of force to deter further unrest after at least three deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price hikes with continuing disorder blocking the flow of key supplies. ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  6. Sale of armed UAVs growing to the Middle East

    Category: Aerospace/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    ... the region”. The 50-page study focuses on the countries that operate or simply possess military UAVs, which are Jordan, Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Iran and Turkey. The US policy on UAV exports ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  7. Yemen's Houthis threaten more drone attacks

    Category: Aerospace/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    The Iranian-aligned Houthi group threatened on Sunday to launch more drone attacks after a deadly strike last week on a Yemeni government military parade, stoking tension between the warring parties amid ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  8. India to host exercise with African militaries

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... 18 and 27 March in Pune, western India as part of India’s efforts to improve military cooperation with African states. The ten day long India-Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) is expected to ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  9. Female SANDF commander leads combat engagement in Sudan

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... subordinates, I can successfully accomplish the desired objectives in any military operation.” Women are playing a growing role in peacekeeping operations, assisted by the United Nations Security ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019
  10. Armscor board without a chairman

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ...  He was named Armscor chairman by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula in April 2014 for a three year term which was extended by a further three years in May 2017. His ...
    Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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