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SANDF recruits should get police training to better assist SAPS –...

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The South African National Defence Force’s (SANDF’s) response to the July 2021 civil unrest that rocked KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng was timely and effective, but...

July civil unrest Presidential panel has three months to investigate and...

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The three-strong expert panel named by President Cyril Ramaphosa to review government’s response to public violence, destruction of property and looting in July has...

Civil unrest adversely affects agricultural sector

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In the wake of last month’s violent civil unrest, which claimed more than 300 lives and saw billions of Rands worth of damage to...

Violent civil unrest sees SA intelligence services under Parliamentary microscope

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July’s violent civil unrest which saw over 300 people die and billions of damage to businesses and infrastructure will be interrogated by parliamentarians seeking...

Cabinet on calm in Gauteng, KZN

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The South African Cabinet commended law enforcement agencies for restoring calm to KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng following civil unrest last month. At Wednesday's meeting, Cabinet commended...

Pietermaritzburg “provocation” incident raises ire and questions

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Two senior parliamentarians weighed in on the apparent “accosting” of an on duty soldier by a civilian, maintaining it appears to be “extreme provocation”...

Op Prosper civil unrest deployment actions detailed

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By the third week of July, soldiers from both full-time and Reserves from at least 12 units and regiments found themselves protecting police and...

KZN declares provincial state of disaster

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KwaZulu-Natal has declared a provincial state of disaster, the provincial government announced. The move is due to the magnitude of the damage caused by the...

JSCD concerned about intelligence shortcoming during civil unrest

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Intelligence, more specifically a lack of it, as well as unsuitability of current SA Army equipment to deal with civil unrest are two over-riding...

Extraordinary, extended civil unrest Parliamentary debate coming

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There will be “an extraordinary, extended” debate in the National Assembly (NA) when Parliament reconvenes next month, speaker Thandi Modise has decreed, putting aside...

SA intelligence agencies not up to scratch, time for change

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A clarion call to repurpose South Africa’s security system comes from probably the country’s most respected observer and analyst Jakkie Cilliers, founder and former...

Parliamentarians question intelligence during Durban oversight visit

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A major impression, apart from police and soldiers doing their best to keep a lid on possible further looting and violence in KwaZulu-Natal, is...

Mapisa-Nqakula apologises, admits civil unrest was insurrection

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Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula made an about turn on comments that South Africa's unrest amounted to a counter revolution and now agrees with President...

Pro forma civil unrest claim drafted by former NPA staffer

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A former National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) prosecutor now prowling the corridors of Parliament rather than those of the courts wants South Africans who bore...

Call for SA intelligence community to stand up on civil unrest...

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) wants South Africa’s intelligence community “critically involved in understanding and characterising” civil unrest and violence that rocked...

Mop up starts in Gauteng

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Days after violent protests engulfed parts of the country, the situation in Gauteng stabilised with clean-up operations to vandalised facilities starting. “We are pleased with...

Looting, violence in SA ebbing

South Africans counted the cost on Thursday of arson and looting that destroyed hundreds of businesses and killed at least 117 people, as the...

Reserves called up to boost civil unrest deployment soldier numbers

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That, to quote African Defence Review (ADR) director Darren Olivier, “the cupboard is empty” in response to yesterday’s announcement of a 25 000 strong...

Defence Ministry Code of Conduct for soldiers deployed to assist police

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The manner and methods soldiers can use during the just started deployment to assist in halting rampant looting, rioting and violence is defined by...

Nigerian unions warns president over fuel subsidy

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Nigeria's trade unions have warned President Goodluck Jonathan there could be civil unrest if the go-ahead is given to remove the fuel...

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