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SA Army budget remains static

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The Landward Defence component of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will make do with only a slight increase in funding over the...

Sudan army will not allow the state to collapse

The Sudanese army issued a statement saying it would not allow the state to collapse, following weeks of protests demanding an end to President...

Bogus soldiers behind Zimbabwe beatings

Zimbabwe’s army said soldiers accused of beating residents following protests over fuel price hikes were impostors who tarnished the name of the military. Security forces...

Military show of strength amid Zimbabwean protests

Zimbabwe's military put on a show of force to deter further unrest after at least three deaths in violent protests over steep fuel price...

Nigerian army base attacked, soldiers killed

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Militants killed around 100 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on an army base, security sources said, blaming Islamic State West Africa. The toll...

Army, separatists clash in Cameroon

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At least 15 people were killed in a new bout of fighting between Cameroon army troops and separatist rebels, the two sides...

Nigeria will deploy security forces to fight banditry

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Nigeria will deploy its air force and 1,000 security personnel to fight banditry in the north-west of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari...

New DRC army chief under sanctions

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DR Congo President Joseph Kabila appointed a new army chief who is under international sanctions for violent repression of dissent, raising fears...

Zimbabwe army rule allegation refuted

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Zimbabwe's government distanced itself from a deputy minister who said the army wouldn't allow the opposition to rule if it wins an...

Ivory Coast army cut by over two thousand troops

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Ivory Coast reduced the size of its army by more than 2,000 soldiers as part of a plan to cut costs and...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...