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Amid pandemic, number of people forced to flee homes has risen,...

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The number of people forced to flee their homes due to conflict, persecution and human rights abuses has doubled in the past decade to...

8000 SANDF personnel deployed during pandemic

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Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the national defence force deployed more than 8 000 personnel to the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past...

Pandemic woes seen swelling global ranks of child soldiers

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More children could be pushed into joining armed groups in conflict zones as families face increasing poverty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a top...

Refugee resettlement hits 20-year low amid pandemic, US cuts – UN

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Barely 1.6% of 1.44 million people with refugee status who were prioritised for resettlement in another country of asylum last year found new homelands...

Pandemic adds to war in keeping Libyan children out of school

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Their young lives already disrupted by war, Libyan schoolchildren face even bigger obstacles to their education during the global pandemic than young people elsewhere. With...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...