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1 Para DR Congo-bound to boost FIB

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An additional contribution by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) to the United Nations (UN) Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in the Democratic Republic of...

Sapper’s DRC vegetable garden an example of Koba-Tlala in action

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Project Koba-Tlala, originally an initiative to provide employment and add skills to part-time soldiers not on active duty, has spread its wings to the...

Specialist jungle training for Malawian FIB component

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The Malawian component of MONUSCO’s force Intervention Brigade (FIB) honed mobile jungle warfare techniques under the watchful eyes of a specialist Brazilian team ahead...

Rebel activity ongoing in DRC, despite thousands of MONUSCO patrols

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An indication of the work MONUSCO, the largest United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission with a sizeable South African contingent, does in its “adopted” home...

New base in DRC for 21 SAI

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Soldiers from 21 SA infantry (SAI) Battalion recently deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as part of Operation Mistral and particularly those...

CSANDF on hand to welcome 15 SAI back from DRC

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South African infantry soldiers, specifically those in 15 SA Infantry (SAI) Battalion, earned singular praise from the country’s senior soldier for making “a valuable...

SA FIB commander looks back

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Looking back on his term of duty as Officer Commanding the MONUSCO force intervention brigade (FIB), South African one-star general Monwabisi Dyakopu remembers the...

MONUSCO military racks up 17 000 plus patrols in three months

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Proof of the effort MONUSCO, the United Nation’s largest peacekeeping mission, puts into stabilising the sprawling and strife-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) comes...

New FIB commander

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The new man at the helm of the UN’s only peacekeeping component tasked with an offensive role is Tanzanian brigadier general Stevens Mnkande who...

ISS: Quick reaction forces to the rescue in eastern DRC

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Can a revamped Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) turn the tide against the malignant Islamic State-linked armed group that continues to terrorise the eastern Democratic...

Four country troop boost for FIB

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The imminent arrival of South African, Kenyan and Nepalese troops along with Tanzanians already on the ground will boost MONUSCO’s Force Intervention Brigade (FIB)...

SA quick reaction force readies for DR Congo deployment

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South Africa’s commitment to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be boosted by the addition of a quick...

ISS: Reinventing the Force Intervention Brigade

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SADC has finally agreed to change the FIB, but the proposed new Quick Reaction Forces’ mandate is unclear. After seven years in the Democratic Republic...

MONUSCO to “demilitarise and close offices”

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Work is underway on a joint strategy for MONUSCO to “gradually and responsibly exit” the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but this is not...

SA soldiers rescue young girl from DRC rebels

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A South African infantry platoon was instrumental in rescuing a 10-year-old girl from a rebel force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), adding...

ISS: Asking the right questions about the Force Intervention Brigade

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‘The Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) should not be tampered with,’ the Southern African Development Community (SADC) insisted at its annual summit on Monday this...

SADC against FIB reconfiguration

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South Africa, along with Malawi and Tanzania, the three Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries making up the sole United Nations peacekeeping force with...

Another SA general leads the FIB

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The new man at the helm of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

UN medals for SA soldiers in DRC

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Eight hundred SA National Defence Force personnel, including 100 women, were presented with UN medals for 12 months service in the UN Stabilisation Mission...

SANDF staying in DR Congo

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The South African military involvement in the DR Congo Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) will continue until at least the end of the current MONUSCO...

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