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Russia records $1 billion in military orders from Africa over the...

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African countries have ordered around $1 billion worth of military hardware from Russia over the last six months, according to Russian officials, as Russia...

World arms exports continued to increase over the last five years,...

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International arms exports increased by 5% between 2015 and 2019 compared to the previous five years, according to new data from the Stockholm International...

Global arms sales up by 5 per cent

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Sales of arms and military services by the sector’s largest 100 companies (excluding those in China) were up by 4.6% in 2018 compared to...

Sub-Saharan Africa spending less on defence

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Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been spending less on defence over the last five years, down from a 2014 peak, research has found. According to...

Foreign military activity increasing in the Horn of Africa

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The presence of foreign militaries in the Horn of Africa is increasing, with a wide variety of international security actors—from Europe, the United States,...

African military spending continues to decrease

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Military expenditure in Africa has fallen for the fourth consecutive year, with major decreases recorded by Algeria, Angola and Sudan, according to new research...

African arms imports decreasing – SIPRI

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African nations have imported fewer arms over the last decade, with imports decreasing by 6.5%, according to new research from the Stockholm International Peace...

US dominates the Top 100 global arms companies list

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Sales of arms and military services by the world's largest arms-producing and military services companie totalled $398.2 billion in 2017, according to new international...

Transparency in sub-Saharan Africa military spending higher than expected – SIPRI

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The level of transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa is greater than previously thought, according to a new report from the...

Africa has highest number of deployed peace operations worldwide – SIPRI

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Last year saw 63 multilateral peace operations worldwide with 25 in Africa – the highest of any continent – according to the...

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Presidential pep talk on Armed Forces Day

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President Cyril Ramaphosa had his Commander-in-Chief cap on when he addressed the country’s airmen, military medics, sailors and soldiers in Polokwane last Friday. Sadly, he...