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UN peacekeeping missions in Africa report most deaths

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That peacekeeping is dangerous – often fatal – and particularly in Africa is again borne out by this year’s list of recipients of the...

Complex and deadly new threats mean UN missions must adapt –...

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Evolving and increasingly deadly threats, together with worsening humanitarian crises mean United Nations peacekeeping missions need more support for ‘blue helmets' on...

Over 110 000 UN peacekeepers deployed worldwide in 2017

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Last year the UN deployed more than 110 000 peacekeepers in 15 missions around the world with the world body's peacekeeping department...

UN plans to cut air logistics spend

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Moving assets by air is by far the fastest way to get them where needed but it is expensive as evidenced by...

Adapting UN peace operations to a changing world is a shared...

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United Nations peacekeepers face a raft of challenges – terrorism, hostile host governments, floods of illicit weapons and sometimes being deployed to...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...