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US, Sudan to exchange ambassadors

The US and Sudan plan to exchange ambassadors after a 23-year gap, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in the latest sign of warming...

AFRICOM, Ghana create plan for long-term security, stability

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U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) hosted senior-members of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) between 13 and 16 November to discuss long-term defense and security planning...

ISS: Lessons from Algeria on foreign terrorist fighters

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Over the past two and a half years, Algeria has convinced many of its citizens fighting in the Sahel to surrender. While this alone...

UN wants end to South Sudan inter-communal clashes, aid worker attacks

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Peacekeepers were despatched to the northern Lakes region in South Sudan in a bid to deter further violence between communities , the UN Mission...

ELW delivers field kitchens to Burkina Faso

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Johannesburg-based ELW Global have delivered ten diesel-fired mobile field kitchens to Burkina Faso’s defence force, in the second contract signed with the West African...

Libya arms embargo breach prompts UN warning

The United Nations Security Council called on all countries to implement an arms embargo on Libya and stay out of the conflict after UN...

Taliban ready to talk after Trump visit

The Taliban are ready to restart peace talks with the United States, a day after President Donald Trump visited US troops in Afghanistan and...

ISS: South Africa’s military drills with Russia and China raise eyebrows

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This week’s unprecedented joint trilateral sea exercise of the South African, Russian and Chinese navies has raised some eyebrows in Western embassies in Pretoria...

Lesotho saluted for progress on peace talks

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President Cyril Ramaphosa applauded progress in efforts to restore peace in Lesotho. Speaking at the final Plenary of the Multi-Stakeholder National Dialogue on national reforms...

Macron assessing Mali options

French President Emmanuel Macron ordered the military to review operations against Islamist militants in West Africa and pressed his allies to do more after...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...