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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...

Global military spending remains high at $1,7 trillion

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Total world military expenditure rose to $1739 billion in 2017, a marginal increase of 1.1% in real terms from 2016, according to...

Controlling additive manufacturing and intangible transfers of technology

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Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) researchers Kolja Brockmann and Robert Kelley published a research paper last month, about the challenges brought...

African military spending down slightly in 2017

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Military expenditure was down slightly in 2017, but higher than a decade ago as world military spending reached its highest level since...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...