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No MSDS recruits for military health service in current intake

The national defence force’s ongoing contribution to job creation – the military skills development system (MSDS) – this year shows a slight improvement in...

Yemeni parade attacked by Houthi drones

Houthi drones attacked a Yemeni government military parade in Lahaj province, killing several people, Saudi and Houthi media reported. The parade inside a military...

Small US military contingent sent to Gabon

President Donald Trump said US military personnel had deployed to Gabon in response to possible violent demonstrations in the Democratic Republic of Congo following...

New chief for Zambian armed forces

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Monday swore in Lieutenant General William Sikazwe as head of the armed forces, telling him at the ceremony to...

SADC conducts military health exercise

Another part of preparation for the southern African regional bloc to take command of the African Standby Force (ASF) was recently completed...

Transparency in sub-Saharan Africa military spending higher than expected – SIPRI

The level of transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa is greater than previously thought, according to a new report from the...

Egypt hosts Arab military exercises

Armed forces and observers from eight Arab countries are converging on Egypt for exercises starting on Saturday, the Egyptian military said, a...

SADC/Russian Federation military co-operation agreement moving forward

It's all systems go for the Southern African Development Community (SADC)/Russia military and technical co-operation agreement, with a high level meeting in...

South Africa hosting international armed forces ombud conference

The 10th International Conference Ombud Institutions for the Armed Forces conference is underway at the Emperor's Palace in Gauteng. Hosted by the...

Russia’s Africa military deals

Russia signed at least 19 military co-operation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...