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06 March 2013
Military veterans’ verification starts
Military veterans’ verification starts
Non-Statutory Force (NSF) military veterans can report for verification and addition to the national veterans’ database in Johannesburg from tomorrow.

Nigerian police, emergency services, receive Bell 429s
Nigerian police, emergency services, receive Bell 429s
The Nigerian government has become the first African customer to use the Bell 429 light twin-engine utility helicopter, having received two aircraft for use by the Nigeria Police Air Wing (NPAW) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Still no verdict on Union Buildings marchers
Still no verdict on Union Buildings marchers
While the military legal machine grinds its way to finalising disciplinary action against soldiers who took part in the 2009 illegal march on the Union Buildings, another massive lawsuit is on the way.


Editor's picks

 National Security

Somalia's al Shabaab urges Kenyan Muslims to boycott vote
Somali militants linked to al Qaeda urged Muslims to boycott Kenya's presidential election and wage jihad against the Kenyan military which sent troops into neighboring Somalia in late 2011 to help crush the rebels.


Analysis: Egypt is in for trouble with or without the IMF
Egypt is at risk of a "revolution of the hungry" two years after Hosni Mubarak was ousted in a popular uprising, as food and energy prices will soar with or without an IMF deal.


ADM DMO/Industry team of the Year Award for Excellence 2013 winners
A range of SME and Primes were recognised for their work in 2012 at the ADM2013 Awards Dinner held in Canberra at Old Parliament House on Tuesday, 12th February 2013. ??The ADM/DMO Industry Awards recognise excellence in the level of collaboration between DMO and Industry teams.

 Human Security

Food insecurity looming in South Sudan
At least four million people in South Sudan are likely to experience food insecurity this year, according to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP).


Signal Formation honours blind members
The role handicapped people play in the military has been recognised by 2 Signal Regiment, with the presentation of special certificates to three blind members.

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