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Rhino and elephant poaching declines in Namibia

Rhino and elephant poaching has declined significantly this year in Namibia, home to the only free-roaming black rhinos left in the world, government data...

More vehicles recovered by soldiers on border patrol

Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) have recovered more vehicles whilst on Operation Corona border patrols. The SANDF on 23 July said...

Over 200 migrants scale fence into Spain’s Melilla enclave

More than 200 migrants crossed into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla early on Thursday, climbing the high fence that separates it from Morocco,...

At least 17 migrants drown off Tunisia in shipwreck – Red Crescent

At least 17 Bengali migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy from Libya, while more...

Migrant deaths rise on both Africa/Europe routes

Migrant deaths on dangerous sea routes to Europe, in particular across the Mediterranean, soared in the first six months of the year. At least 1...

Nearly 600 rescued migrants disembark from charity boat in Italy

Hundreds of migrants rescued in the central Mediterranean disembarked on Friday in the southern Italian town of Augusta, in Sicily, after Rome-based maritime authorities...

Millions of Rands worth of illicit cigarettes, stolen vehicles recovered by SANDF

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers on Operation Corona border protection duty have recovered illicit cigarettes worth nearly R2 million and several vehicles...

MSF denounces seizure of migrant rescue vessel in Italy

French medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Monday an MSF vessel that rescued hundreds of migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean last month...

At least 21 migrants die after boat sinks off Tunisia

At least 21 migrants died after the boat carrying them sank off the coast of Tunisia, a security official said, the second such disaster...

Huge cigarette bust for Op Corona soldiers

South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers, along with members of the South African Police Service (SAPS), have seized more than R5 million worth...


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

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