The Past Week in Defence #48 (5 April – 11 April 2021)

230

In this week’s edition, on the continent, Ghana parades Cobra armoured vehicles, The Nigerian Navy records a substantial number of recent acquisitions, A Southern African Development Community technical team is heading to Mozambique, We give an an overview of foreign security involvement in Mozambique, rural crime continues as an agriculture body calls for the police minister’s dismissal and UAVs give police an edge in border livestock theft operations.

In SANDF news, soldiers recover goats and seize narcotics on the Lesotho border and fourteen are charged in connection with the 2019 Tek Base weapons theft.

In industry news, Denel Vehicle Systems is at a standstill.



Available on Apple Podcast, Google Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher and IHeartRadio.

00:00:46 – Ghana parades Cobra armoured vehicles
00:01:17 – Nigerian Navy records substantial number of recent acquisitions
00:03:41 – SADC technical team heading to Mozambique
00:04:46 – An overview of foreign security involvement in Mozambique
00:08:19 – Rural crime continues as agriculture body calls for police minister’s dismissal
00:08:58 – UAVs give police an edge in border livestock theft ops
00:10:14 – Soldiers recover goats and seize narcotics on Lesotho border
00:11:30 – Fourteen charged in connection with 2019 Tek Base weapons theft
00:12:39 – Denel Vehicle System at a standstill