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Militia attack on DRC IDP camp thwarted

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Speedy response by United Nations (UN) peacekeepers and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) soldiers put paid to a militia attack on a camp housing...

UN delegation in DR Congo to discuss MONUSCO budget needs

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United Nations (UN) planning to reduce its footprint in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was part of a recent visit to the troubled central...

Specialist jungle training for Malawian FIB component

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The Malawian component of MONUSCO’s force Intervention Brigade (FIB) honed mobile jungle warfare techniques under the watchful eyes of a specialist Brazilian team ahead...

DR Congo strategy for former combatants led by government

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Ongoing efforts to bring peace and stability to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) now include P-DDRCS, a national strategy for demobilisation, disarmament, community...

Rebel activity ongoing in DRC, despite thousands of MONUSCO patrols

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An indication of the work MONUSCO, the largest United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission with a sizeable South African contingent, does in its “adopted” home...

Eight killed when Pakistani helicopter shot down in DRC

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M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reportedly shot down a Puma medium transport helicopter in MONUSCO service, killing all eight people...

SA soldiers come out on top in DRC convoy ambush

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Escort duty in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is an essential and hazardous component of the multiple duties soldiers, including South Africans, are...

SA helo crew and ops medics to the rescue after IED...

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South African military aviation and medical expertise were again to the fore stabilising and evacuating injured Congolese soldiers in combined effort which drew praise...

New base in DRC for 21 SAI

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Soldiers from 21 SA infantry (SAI) Battalion recently deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as part of Operation Mistral and particularly those...

UN honours SA military helicopter crews

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Taskings executed by the airborne South African component of the United Nations (UN) mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo were acknowledged when composite...

MONUSCO early warning system prevents militia attacks

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A home-grown MONUSCO early warning system was put to good use in DR Congo’s Ituri province this month to prevent a rebel attack. CAN, presumably...

CSANDF on hand to welcome 15 SAI back from DRC

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South African infantry soldiers, specifically those in 15 SA Infantry (SAI) Battalion, earned singular praise from the country’s senior soldier for making “a valuable...

MONUSCO drawdown progressing

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The UN Security Council heard implementation of a transition plan for the “progressive, responsible and conditions-based drawdown of MONUSCO is progressing” with the UN...

Top UN award for MONUSCO Nepali police officer

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A Nepali peacekeeper serving in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the UN Woman Police Officer of the Year Award. Superintendent Sangya Malla is...

Top UN peacekeeping official says MONUSCO not leaving DR Congo

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MONUSCO will not leave the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the lurch and will continue efforts to ensure elections planned for 2023 go...

Top UN peacekeeping official in DRC

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MONUSCO, the world’s largest UN peacekeeping mission boasting a significant South African component, is hosting Jean-Pierre Lacroix, under-secretary general for peace operations. While in the...

UN medals for 15 SAI

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With less than two months to go on a 12 month continental peacekeeping deployment, 15 SA Infantry Battalion’s Alpha Company was recognised by the...

SA FIB commander looks back

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Looking back on his term of duty as Officer Commanding the MONUSCO force intervention brigade (FIB), South African one-star general Monwabisi Dyakopu remembers the...

MONUSCO military racks up 17 000 plus patrols in three months

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Proof of the effort MONUSCO, the United Nation’s largest peacekeeping mission, puts into stabilising the sprawling and strife-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) comes...

New FIB commander

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The new man at the helm of the UN’s only peacekeeping component tasked with an offensive role is Tanzanian brigadier general Stevens Mnkande who...

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