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Next Op Mistral deployment readying for DRC

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A command post and field training exercise currently underway in North West is part of preparation for South Africa’s next troop contribution to the...

SA soldier killed by friendly fire in DR Congo

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A South African soldier succumbed to a 'friendly fire' incident in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Thursday 3 June, the South...

Guterres condemns attacks on displaced Congolese

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres wants Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities to investigate recent deadly insurgent attacks in eastern provinces of the central African...

International Day of Peacekeepers – 29 May

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The UN marks the International Day of Peacekeepers, colloquially the “blue helmets” annually on 29 May. As the designated day this year is a...

Death by knives and machetes in eastern DR Congo

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 22 civilians with knives and machetes in an overnight raid on villages near Beni in eastern Democratic Republic...

DR Congo diplomatic death questioned

At around 10:00 am on February 22, seven men, some armed, stepped onto a road in eastern Congo and forced two cars belonging to...

15 SAI DRC deployment could last longer

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Thohoyandou-based 15 SA Infantry Battalion is currently flying the South African flag in the UN Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in DR Congo as part...

One death in DR Congo UN protests

At least one person was killed by security forces during protests against UN peacekeepers in Oicha in the restive east of the Democratic Republic...

Ramaphosa authorises extension of SA’s continental military deployments

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The South African flag will continue to be seen on the shoulders of airmen, military medics and soldiers and fly above bases they operate...

High level UN investigation into DRC ambush underway

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The specialist UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is conducting a thorough investigation into the DR Congo (DRC) ambush that saw an ambassador...

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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...