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SADC against FIB reconfiguration

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South Africa, along with Malawi and Tanzania, the three Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries making up the sole United Nations peacekeeping force with...

Crashed C-130BZ in DR Congo coming back to SA

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The 28 Squadron C-130BZ Hercules (tail number 403) involved in a runway excursion in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in January will be...

Another SA general leads the FIB

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The new man at the helm of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

UN medals for SA soldiers in DRC

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Eight hundred SA National Defence Force personnel, including 100 women, were presented with UN medals for 12 months service in the UN Stabilisation Mission...

CHU’s lone woman mechanic

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One of many women actively involved in UN peacekeeping missions is SA Air Force (SAAF) helicopter mechanic Sergeant Joy Mmotong. She and others form...

Salvage work underway on Hercules C-130BZ 403

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SA Air Force (SAAF) technical personnel are stripping usable components from C-130BZ (tail number 403) next to the runway at Goma Airport in Democratic...

Congo Airways goes Embraer

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Congo Airways converted a December 2019 order for two E175 aircraft, with purchase rights for two more, into a firm order for two E190-E2...

SAAF Herc still languishing outside at Goma

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Hercules C-130BZ (registration 403) is currently a coronavirus victim and has not been moved from where it unceremoniously stopped after a runway excursion in...

Disarmament sites handed to Ituri provincial government

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MONUSCO handed two sites to the provincial government for disarmament and demobilisation of militiamen from the Ituri Patriotic Resistance Force (FRPI). The sites are erected...

Legal action by Congolese against foreign passport provider

Congolese citizens and international campaign groups filed a civil action in Belgium against passport manufacturer Semlex, investigated by prosecutors for possible money laundering and...

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Are SANDF communicators losing the plot?

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Apart from somewhat poor communication with its various external audiences, there also appears to be a lack of communication internally at the SA National...
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