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ERA: Mozambique – insurgency continues as AU forced to take notice

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On 29 February 2020, at least two people were killed in a suspected jihadist insurgent attack in Pemba in what is believed to be...

ISS: Can the African Union help Mozambique combat terrorism?

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For the first time the escalating terrorist threat in Mozambique has been discussed by African leaders, at the 33rd African Union (AU) summit in...

Cameroon insurgency drains life from towns

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A unit of Cameroon's special forces edged up the winding main road of a once functioning village, past the rusted shell of...

Somalia Islamist insurgency splits

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Somalia's insurgency suffered a significant split after government officials confirmed they had sent troops to repel Islamist fighters seeking to capture one...

Mali insurgency spreads

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Heavily armed gunmen riding motor bikes and other vehicles raided a village and killed five soldiers in Niger near the border with...

Security is first goal on oil road map –Nigerian oil minister

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet leaders of the restive Niger Delta in Abuja next week in an attempt to end an...

Bullets and buzzwords fly at Land Forces Africa 2013

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As an official media partner, defenceWeb was present at the Land Forces Africa 2013 conference outside Pretoria, where we captured the bullets...

Striking inside Angola with 32 Battalion

A dry but rich account of time spent with the famous 32 Battalion. Marius Scheepers was a national service signals officer (9C)...

Book Review: Zambezi Valley Insurgency

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Zambezi Valley Insurgency is Dr JRT Wood's latest look at the Rhodesian Bush War, this time focussing on the period April 1966...

Shadow Commander

Shadow Commander follows in the wake of author Mike Guardia's first book, American Guerrilla, reviewed elsewhere on defenceWeb. Researching the former unearthed...

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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...