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MINUSMA mandate extended for 12 months

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The mandate of the UN mission in Mali has been extended to the end of June 2021 with a number of priority measures set...

Minusma seeking ISR aircraft

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The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali (Minusma) is opening a tender for fixed wing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. According to the UN...

German personnel in Mali receive medevac training with Starlite Super Puma

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South Africa’s Starlite Aviation is supplying a Super Puma helicopter to the European Union Training Mission Mali (EUTM), and German personnel deployed to the...

Danish EH101s deployed to Mali

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Denmark has deployed two EH101 helicopters to Mali, where they are supporting the French-led Operation Barkhane counter-terrorism effort. The two EH101 along with 70 support...

Denmark to send three aircraft to the Sahel

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Denmark has announced it will send a C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft to Mali and two EH-101 helicopters to the Sahel as it strengthens...

Mali peacekeepers attacked

A UN peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded when their vehicle hit an explosive device in northern Mali, MINUSMA said. The identity of...

UK troops to join MINUSMA

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The UN peacekeeping mission in Mali – MINUSMA – will be boosted by 250 troops from the United Kingdom next year. A statement, released via...

Mali receives donated Casspir armoured personnel carriers

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Mali has received 29 Casspir armoured personnel carriers and other equipment donated by Germany as part of efforts to beef up security in the...

Canada withdrawing from UN mission in Mali

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Canada will be withdrawing from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali (Minusma) at the end of July, but will keep some troops and...

More Ivory Coast troops for Mali

Ivory Coast will more than quadruple its troop presence in the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in neighbouring Mali to 800, President Alassane Ouattara said,...

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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...