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Algeria has cleared its landmines

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Algeria, one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, has announced it has cleared all its landmines. The North African country said...

Afghan brothers who had ‘minefield as playground’ develop drone to clear...

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As young boys growing up on the outskirts of the Afghan capital, Mahmud Hassani and his brother Massoud saw firsthand the damage...

Red Cross donates demining equipment to Zimbabwe

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has donated de-mining equipment, including detectors and protective equipment, to the Zimbabwe Mine Action...

U.S. Works with Senegalese military, on demining

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U.S. Marines are in their fifth week working alongside Senegalese armed forces partners, mentoring and advising a demining course for the West...

Civilians killed, peacekeepers wounded by mines in Mali

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Three civilians died in northern Mali when their vehicle hit a landmine and two UN peacekeepers who went to the rescue were...

Defence well represented at this week’s CSIR conference

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Defence is going to be well represented at this week's CSIR conference with seven speakers due to address topics ranging from landmine...

Mozambique to be declared free of landmines – NGO

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Mozambique will be declared free of landmines on Thursday, a charity dedicated to mine clearance said, ending two decades of work to...

United States hands over ERW disposal equipment to Namibia

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The United States has handed over $126 000 worth of equipment and training aids to Namibia to assist in the clearance of...

Three workers with UN DR Congo peacekeeping mission abducted

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Three people contracted to clear landmines for a U.N. peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been kidnapped. MONUSCO spokesman Colonel...

Algerian army clears 758 607 anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordnance in...

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The Algerian People's National Army (PNA) says it has destroyed a total of 758 607 anti-personnel mines and land-mines along the country's...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...