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Mambas join G5 Sahel efforts in Niger

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Sixteen Mamba armoured personnel carriers (APCs) have joined the G5 Sahel Joint Force in northern Niger as part of efforts to combat terrorism, transnational...

ISS: G5 Sahel: N’Djamena summit should redefine France-Sahel cooperation

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As the security crisis persists, public opinion on both sides is showing signs of rising impatience. Operation Barkhane has never been this unpopular. A poll...

US maintains suspension of military assistance to Mali, says envoy

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United States military assistance to the government of Mali will remain suspended despite the formation of a transitional government following the 18 August military...

Mali’s armed forces receiving 53 vehicles from Algeria

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Mali’s armed forces (FAMA) have received the first batch of 53 vehicles donated by Algeria to bolster Mali’s efforts in fighting Islamists in the...

EU announces 194 million euros in additional support to the Sahel

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The European Union (EU) has approved an additional 194 million euros to support the G5 Sahel countries and improve security and stability in the...

Mirage 2000D helps repel militants in the Sahel

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On 8 April a French Air Force Mirage 2000D intervened in support of a company of the G5 Sahel joint force (FC-G5S) in Burkina...

French-led Operation Monclar sees success in the Sahel

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French, Malian, Burkinabe and Nigerien soldiers took part in a joint counter-terrorism operation in the Sahel earlier this month involving several thousand troops. As part...

Chad’s military receives more vehicles from the US

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The United States has delivered another batch of vehicles to Chad’s military as it helps equip the force to fight Islamist extremists in the...

US delivers military equipment to Niger

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The United States has delivered an initial batch of military equipment to Niger as part of efforts to strengthen the G5 Sahel group’s fight...

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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...