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Search Keyword peacekeeping Total: 10 results found.

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  1. Big bangs before Armed Forces Day

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... the type of flying they sometimes do during peacekeeping operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, raining 20 mm cannon fire down and unleashing 70 mm rockets onto the battlefield. After the ...
    Tuesday, 20 February 2018
  2. Humanitarian crisis in eastern DRC worsening

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... most from hunger and disease. Now, despite the presence of the world’s largest UN peacekeeping force, many fear the political crisis sparked by delayed elections is pushing it back to the brink of ...
    Thursday, 15 February 2018
  3. New defence training centre aims to open in Cabo Verde

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... be open to international institutions such as the United Nations (peacekeeping operations), the African Union, ECOWAS or ECOMOG, INTERPOL, and NATO. It is being developed with the cooperation of the ...
    Wednesday, 14 February 2018
  4. UN concerned about recruitment and use of child soldiers

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... produced by the UN University in collaboration with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Researchers who worked on the report suggest the majority of children ...
    Wednesday, 14 February 2018
  5. Mali landmine kills five, injures 18

    Category: Security/Human Security

    ... grievances against the central government and ethnic rivalries. A UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, thousands of French troops across the Sahel region and a new regional security task force have all ...
    Monday, 12 February 2018
  6. SA military investigators in DRC to find facts behind assault allegations

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ...  There are currently 1 156 South African soldiers, including 203 women, deployed under the 5 SA Infantry Battalion flag with MONUSCO, the single largest UN peacekeeping mission in the world. South ...
    Monday, 12 February 2018
  7. Mgwebi should be decorated by SA for his work in DR Congo

    Category: Joint/Diplomacy & Peace

    ... general Derrick Mgwebi via a decoration. Mgwebi recently completed an extended tour as force commander for the UN’s largest peacekeeping and peace support mission – MONUSCO in the Democratic Republic ...
    Friday, 09 February 2018
  8. DRC Rooivalks notch up a first

    Category: Aerospace/Military Helicopters

    ... been welcomed by senior UN officials as well as senior military officers serving with the Force Intervention Brigade (FIB), part of MONUSCO, the UN’s single largest peacekeeping and peace support mission. ...
    Thursday, 08 February 2018
  9. BattleTek4Africa

    Category: Land/Land

    ... of war’. Saab believes BattleTek will contribute to peace and stability in Africa as better trained militaries will contribute to better peacekeeping operations. Military personnel need to train ...
    Monday, 05 February 2018
  10. SAAF honoured during annual Prestige Day

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... at Roodewal, Exercise Winter Solstice, assisting the Navy comduct maritime security patrols in the Mozambique Channel, providing air support to the peacekeeping contingent in the Democratic Republic of ...
    Friday, 02 February 2018

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