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Chad still targeting jihadists

Chad鈥檚 government said its army would continue participating in regional task forces targeting jihadist groups, as well as the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali,...

France G5 meeting postponed

French President Emmanuel Macron and Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou agreed to postpone to early 2020 of a meeting of Sahelian country leaders due to...

Denel lauds its artillery after long-range firings

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Denel has praised the performance of its artillery systems after a demonstration at Alkantpan last week saw its G6 self-propelled howitzer fire out to...

G5-Sahel force five years on

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The five-year-old force working to stabilise Africa鈥檚 Sahel shows potential, but needs international support to reach full operational capacity, a senior UN peacekeeping official...

Saving the Sahel

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Thick, black smoke spewed into the sky above the city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in March 2018, evidence that radical jihadists again had attacked...

New commander for West African anti-jihadist force

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A West African military force tasked with countering Islamist militants replaced its commander after a deadly attack on its headquarters last month,...

Donor funding needed for G5 Sahel force

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed to donors to provide more predictable support to the G5 Sahel force fighting to contain West African...

Healthy profit for Denel Land Systems

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Denel Land Systems' profits increased from R139 million in 2015/16 to R174 million for 2016/17 on the back of a number of...

Sahel coalition looking for victories by mid-2018

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A French-backed West African military force to tackle Islamist militants must secure its first victories by the middle of 2018 to prove...

Saudi Arabian pledge to new Sahel military force

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Saudi Arabia pledged $100 million (拢74.2 million) to a new regional military force battling jihadist groups in West Africa's Sahel region, force...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...