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Drug cartels target West Africa as vital route to move cocaine

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Cabo Verdean police intercepted a boat in early April suspected to be involved with international drug trafficking. The Brazilian boat contained more than 5...

Rhino poaching – two arrests in Kruger and tougher measures coming in KZN

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The arrest of two Kruger National Park field rangers in connection with fraud, money laundering and corruption by the SA Police Service (SAPS) specialist...

Mini mobilisation centre proving its worth

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Macadamia military base is an important cog in the border protection machinery of the national defence force which, thanks to Mpumalanga Joint Tactical Headquarters,...

Border patrols intercept three thousand plus illegal immigrants in March

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More Mozambicans and Zimbabweans are intercepted by soldiers than citizens from any of the other four countries sharing South Africa’s 4 862 km long...

Mali tri-border security worrying

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The security situation on Mali’s borders with Burkina Faso and Niger has deteriorated to the stage where the UN mission in the landlocked west...

Provincial legislature member maintains KZN rhino poaching out of hand

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Reports of more than 70 rhino killed, presumably for their horns, in KwaZulu-Natal in the first three months of this year has seen a...

SANDF recovers stolen vehicle, illicit cigarettes on SA borders

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has recovered more than R700 000 worth of illicit cigarettes and a stolen Toyota during operations on the...

SANParks deploys decoy rhinos in Kruger National Park

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Fed up with relentless poaching in its flagship national park, South African National Parks (SANParks) has today unveiled a new weapon in the fight...

One dead in SANDF recovery of stolen vehicles

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One suspect has been killed after South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers from 7 South African Infantry Battalion (7 SAI) stopped and recovered...

Alleged passport fraudsters appear in court

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At least 27 people alleged to be involved in a fraudulent passport syndicate have appeared in the Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court on charges of corruption. National...

Reserve Force unit Lenong Regiment on border protection tour of duty

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Alpha Company of West Rand headquartered Reserve Force unit Lenong Regiment are the new keepers of South Africa’s territorial integrity on the Botswana border. On...

Simmering Casamance could be on a path to peace

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The sleepy forests and villages of the Foni Kansala district in The Gambia erupted January 24 as Soldiers chased a truck filled with timber. What...

BMA recruiting border guards

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The fledgling Border Management Authority (BMA), signed into law in July 2020 is, according to a February DHA (Department of Home Affairs) human resource...

Beitbridge fence contractors fined millions

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That Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s well-intentioned plan to beef up the border fence in the immediate vicinity of the Beitbridge...

Illegal immigrant flow from Mozambique and Zimbabwe continues unabated

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The largest sources of illegal immigrants to South Africa are its eastern and northern neighbours – Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The February Operation Corona statistics compiled...

SANParks welcomes lengthy jail term for poachers

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The South African National Parks (SANParks) authority has welcomed the jail terms handed down by the Skukuza Regional Court to two convicted rhino poachers. The...

Gunners stop illegal immigrants; confiscate a boat, brandy and cigarettes

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An attempt by Zimbabwean cigarette smugglers to beat South Africa’s eyes and ears on the country’s borders by using a covered eight ton truck...

SRC to supply radars for Egypt’s mobile surveillance system

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SRC has been awarded a contract by the Advanced Technology Systems Company (ATSC) to supply its SR Hawk ground surveillance radars in support of...

Five reasons why militants are targeting Kenya’s Lamu county

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The frequency of terrorist attacks within Kenya’s Lamu County on the border with Somalia has been alarming. Frequent kidnappings there were the ostensible reason...

Soldiers save vehicles from illegal export

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The illegal export of top of the range utility vehicles to Mozambique was – at least – temporarily nipped in the bud last week...

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