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US imposes sanctions on Zimbabwe businessman, company

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The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwean Kudakwashe Tagwirei, an adviser to President Emmerson Mnangagwa, accusing the prominent businessman of being corrupt...

SADC against FIB reconfiguration

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South Africa, along with Malawi and Tanzania, the three Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries making up the sole United Nations peacekeeping force with...

ISS: Niger and Mali should reconcile justice and military responses to terrorism

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Under investment has left Mali and Niger’s criminal justice systems ill-equipped to deal with the complexity of terrorism trials, and unable to monitor and...

Trump security adviser warns against foreign military involvement in Libya

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The United States on Tuesday condemned all foreign military involvement in Libya, including the use of mercenaries and private military contractors, and said Libyans...

UK soldiers reach training milestone ahead of Mali deployment

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United Kingdom troops deploying to the United Nations Peacekeeping operation in Mali have reached a significant training milestone in preparation for their mission, which...

Africom HQ to move

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US Africa Command, better known as Africom, will leave its Stuttgart headquarters and move – but not to Africa. The shutting down of the German...

West Africa proposes plan to resolve Mali crisis; opposition unimpressed

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West Africa’s regional body on Monday proposed a four-point plan to resolve Mali’s political crisis that it says should be implemented within ten days,...

58 years of South Africa-China defence cooperation

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The death of 95-year-old Andrew Mlangeni in Johannesburg last Tuesday has highlighted South Africa-China defence cooperation that goes back 58 years. The first recruit outside...

US says Russia sent more equipment to Libyan front lines

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Russia appears to be sending more military equipment to its mercenaries in Libya, including the flashpoint city of Sirte, in breach of an arms...

West African leaders to hold extraordinary summit on Mali crisis

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West African leaders will hold a virtual extraordinary summit on Monday to propose measures to end the deepening political crisis in Mali after five...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...