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ISS: Are Africa’s borders sacrosanct? Ghana’s Western Togoland crisis

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Recent attacks raise questions about how secessionist tendencies have been managed in post-independence Africa. On 25 September 2020, gunmen raided police stations in Mepe and...

Defence committee to visit SA’s borders

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Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) has committed to visiting South Africa’s borders to see first-hand areas of concern, after the head of...

Link between border and rural security highlighted by Free State abduction

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Border security is by its nature ranked alongside rural security, sharing dangers including abduction and attackers escaping to a neighbouring country. Freedom Front Plus (FF+)...

Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closure

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Zambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the transit point for copper and cobalt exports...

Tanzania/Zambia border re-opening on the cards

Zambia, which closed its border with Tanzania to stem the spread of coronavirus, could reach an agreement with its neighbour over passage of cargo...

Lesotho deploys more soldiers to boost border control

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Lesotho has beefed up border security with the deployment of more soldiers to control illegal crossing into the country. There were already some 1 000...

Uganda lodges protest over death of two citizens

Uganda protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded they be punished in a further...

Thankful SANDF receives hampers for the festive season

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) Spouses Forum recently hosted a breakfast for the Goodwill Parcel Project (GWPP) 2019.   The SANDF Spouses Forum held...

Four dead in Tunisian border security op

A Tunisian policeman and three Islamist militants were killed in a security operation in a remote area near the Algerian border, police said. Tunisia...

Successful police operation sees livestock recovered

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A recent police-led and driven operation showed another important facet of South Africa’s national border protection effort – livestock recovery and confiscation. The operation to...

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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...