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Sudan summons Ethiopian envoy over suspected cross-border attack

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Sudan summoned the Ethiopian Chargé d’Affaires on Saturday over a border attack by suspected Ethiopian militias that killed and wounded several Sudanese army personnel...

Tunisia/US partnership growing

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Tunisia is a US major partner in Africa according to General Stephen Townsend Commander of US Africa Command (Africom). He said this post a telephone...

Peacekeepers exemplify “service, sacrifice and selflessness”

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To honour the close to four thousand women and men who lost their lives under the UN flag since 1948, Secretary-General António Guterres laid...

UN offers one symbolic dollar for Rooivalk expertise

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The days of the South African composite helicopter unit (CHU) as a major contributor to MONUSCO’s Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in the Democratic Republic...

ISS: Sudan does an about-turn in US relations

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Sudan’s transitional government and the United States (US) are poised to reach an agreement for Khartoum to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in...

Blue Helmets honoured

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Tomorrow (Friday, 29 May) is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers and the world body will again honour the Blue Helmets, albeit in somewhat...

Russia has not sent military personnel to Libya – Ifax cites Russian lawmaker

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Russia has not sent military personnel to Libya and the Russian upper house of parliament has not received a request to approve such a...

Russia tells Haftar ally it backs immediate Libyan ceasefire and talks

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday told an ally of Libya’s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar that Moscow backed an immediate ceasefire and political...

Guterres’ Africa Day message

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African countries “demonstrated commendable leadership” battling the COVID-19 pandemic, but more nations across a continent where conflict prevails should heed the UN call for...

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

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Soldiers from Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso conducted their first joint operation against jihadists active near their shared border, killing eight suspected militants and...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...