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Draft Border Management Act available for comment

The establishment of a dedicated border control and management instrument has taken a further step to fruition with publication of the draft...

Treasury may foil SANDF border deployments

The National Treasury has cut the South African National Defence Force's "Support to the People" budget from R158.3 million in the current...

SANDF’s new border security proposal must be scrapped: DA

The Parliamentary opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party says believes that the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Lindiwe Sisulu, should reject what...

Press Release: efenceWeb Border Control Conference, March 2010

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African borders are notoriously porous. This week Kenya announced further measures to stop uncontrolled movement over its 680km border with Somalia. Although...

IATA, US, EU talk airline security

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Governments rather than airlines should pay for measures to step up security in the wake of last month's failed attempt to blow...

Border control

A not-so-recent National Intelligence Estimate warned that the single most important (national) security challenge facing the South African government was the poor...

Police understaffed at border points

The police say they are understaffed at the country's border points of entry with just 5588 of 14 782 posts filled. The...

DA welcomes troops’ return to border

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the announcement that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be redeployed to protect the nation's borders. The...

Cabinet returns SANDF to border duty

The South African National Defence Force is again responsible for borderline control and protection, following a Cabinet decision announced yesterday. This reverses a decision...

Whereto next for Burundi peacekeepers?

Government has seemingly not yet decided what to do with the battalion of peacekeepers still deployed in Burundi as part of Operation...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...