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AFRICOM commander speaks at Flintlock closing ceremony

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Flintlock 2016, U.S. Africa Command's annual exercise for Special Operations Forces, came to a close during a ceremony on 29 February in...

Sierra Leone and China deepen military cooperation

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Two weeks ago, Sierra Leone's Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. General Samuel Omar Williams announced that the Liberian government would send a...

Sierra Leone commissions maritime surveillance vessel

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The President of Sierra Leone, Ernest Bai Koroma, on 11 November commissioned the newly acquired Fisheries Patrol Vessel PV Sorie Ibrahim Koroma,...

American arrested on Sierra Leone “blood diamond” charges

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Spanish authorities have arrested a American man on charges of enslavement and diamond pillaging during Sierra Leone's civil war, a victims' association...

Sierra Leone court acquits 13 soldiers accused of mutiny

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A military court in Sierra Leone has acquitted 13 soldiers accused of plotting to seize and kill President Ernest Bai Koroma in...

RFA Argus completes Sierra Leone deployment

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The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus has been honoured by the United Kingdom Defence Secretary as she heads back to the...

Sierra Leone army confines troops to barracks amid political crisis

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Sierra Leone's army chief on Monday ordered soldiers to remain in their barracks and warned them to steer clear of a political...

South Africa still contributing to the fight against Ebola

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South Africa's wider health sector, including the military, has and is contributing to the fight against Ebola. Earlier this month the SA Military...

Sierra Leone overtakes Liberia in Ebola cases

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The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 6,331 in the three worst hit countries, with Sierra...

Canada to deploy military health staff to Sierra Leone in Ebola...

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Canada will send up to 40 military staff to Sierra Leone to help battle Ebola, the government said on Thursday as it...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...