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SA Army winds up major FIBUA training exercise

The South African Army has wrapped up a major two-week fighting in built-up areas (FIBUA) training exercise at an old gold mine...

Burundi gunmen kill one, insurgency fears rise

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Gunmen killed one soldier and seriously wounded five people in western Burundi, the latest attack in a spate of violent incidents that...

Nine killed in Burundi clashes, army says

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Nine people were killed in western Burundi when the army and police clashed with gunmen who ambushed two private vehicles, said the...

Zuma moves national security advisor

Ambassador Welile Nhlapo, national security adviser to President Jacob Zuma has been appointed South Africa's Special Representative to the Great Lakes Region...

Burundi to keep troops in Somalia despite threat

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Burundi said it would keep its 2,500 peacekeepers in Somalia despite threats from Islamists responsible for bomb attacks in neighbouring Uganda that...

Burundi expels Human Rights Watch representative

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Burundi has told a researcher for an international human rights organisation to leave the central African country, accusing her of disparaging the...

SA peace mission in Burundi cost R1.8 billion

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South Africa's nine year peace mission in Burundi cost R1.8 billion (R1 848 100 000). That has emerged from an answer to...

Burundi and SA praise Sierra Leone

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The Presidents of Burundi and South Africa have joined prominent civil society voices including Dr Graca Machel and African Union Commission Chairperson,...

Burundi needs $5.8 bln for infrastructure: study

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Burundi needs $5.8 billion for infrastructure such as telecommunications, electricity and transport projects over the next two decades, a study by the...

Germany gives Burundi €22.5 mln to fight poverty

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Germany yesterday gave Burundi a €22.5 million ($30.61 million) grant to help the tiny central African country improve its water supply and...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...