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Armed rebel groups still a major threat in the DRC

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Armed rebel groups are still a major threat in the DRC, with attacks on civilians in eastern DRC occuring in December 2019. DefenceWeb interviews the...

UN agency concerned about safety of aide to South Sudan’s Machar

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The United Nations voiced concern for the safety of a top aide to South Sudanese former vice president Riek Machar after he...

ICAO conference takes up aircraft tracking, conflict zone risks

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The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has brought together aviation experts and strategic decision makers for a four-day conference to discuss emerging...

French troops escort CAR Muslims to safety

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French peacekeepers in Central African Republic (CAR) escorted a convoy of Muslims away from the threat of violence in the capital on...

Angola and the US partner on air base safety and security

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US Africa Command (Africom) and US Air Force Africa (USAFAF), along with the US Armed Forces 621st Contingency Response Wing (CRW), has...

African air safety “needs work” – IATA

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The 2012 global accident rate for Western-built jets was the lowest in aviation history, statistics released by the International Air Transport Association...

Global air crashes at all time low

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The accident rate for Western-built jets is the lowest in aviation history, surpassing the previous mark set in 2010, says the International...

Global airline safety up in 2011, Russia down – IATA

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Global airline safety rates, covering total crashes and passenger deaths, have improved by nearly 50 per cent this year over the first...

Nigerian forces hunt killers, locals demand security

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Nigerian security forces said they were hunting for Islamist militants behind a coordinated attack in the north that killed at least 65...

SA safer than Europe: British government

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The 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee has welcomed a report from the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office that shows South Africa...

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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...