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Rwanda says it has killed 14 insurgents in Mozambique

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Rwanda killed 14 insurgents in Mozambique in fighting last week, an army spokesman said on Thursday, adding that a Rwandan soldier had sustained a...

Illegal immigrants, livestock, narcotics, stolen vehicles – all in an Op Corona day’s work

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“Ops normal” is probably the best way to sum up the national defence force’s ongoing border protection tasking which in the three months ending...

COVID-19 curbs cut rhino poaching

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Curbing peoples’ movement through stringent COVID-19 restrictions apparently applied to rhino poachers as well, with the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE)...

US, Britain believe Iran attacked Israeli-managed tanker off Oman

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The United States and Britain said on Sunday they believed Iran carried out an attack on an Israeli-managed petroleum product tanker off the coast...

Madagascar makes 21 further arrests over suspected coup plot

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Madagascar has arrested 21 more suspects, including 12 military personnel, in connection with a plot to kill President Andry Rajoelina and topple the government,...

Fifteen soldiers killed in Niger ambush, ministry says

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Fifteen soldiers were killed as a result of an ambush in southwestern Niger on Saturday, the country’s defence ministry said, blaming the attack on...
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Rescuers pull 394 migrants from dangerously overcrowded boat off Tunisia

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Two humanitarian rescue ships pulled 394 migrants from a dangerously overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean overnight on Sunday in an operation lasting about...

Eight Egyptian soldiers killed in anti-terrorism operations – statement

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Eight Egyptian army soldiers have been killed in anti-terrorism operations, the armed forces said on Sunday. According to an armed forces statement, most of the...

Blast hits bus carrying soccer team in Somalia’s Kismayo, 5 dead – police

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An explosive planted on a bus carrying soccer players in Somalia's port city of Kismayo killed at least five players, a police officer said...

Correctional services welcomes 1 068 new recruits

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Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Ronald Lamola, says government’s foremost priority of creating opportunities for young people and supporting them to access work...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...