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SIPRI: Time to rethink the peace operations partnership in Africa

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In anticipation of next week's opening of the annual session of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations in New York...

Africa remains the major focus of multilateral peace operations – SIPRI

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Last year saw the number of multilateral peace operations decline by two to 61, the first decrease since 2010, but Africa continues...

Global defence trade reaches a record breaking $65 billion in 2015...

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The global defence trade reached a record-breaking $65 billion in 2015 fuelled by conflict in the Middle East and military spending in...

African arms imports grew by 19 per cent over the last...

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Between 2006–10 and 2011–15, major arms imports by states in Africa increased by 19 per cent, according to the Stockholm International Peace...

Global arms sales declined slightly in 2014, but grew outside Europe...

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The world's biggest arms manufacturers recorded a slight decline in sales in 2014, particularly those based in Western Europe and North America,...

SIPRI maintains UN peace ops have not become more dangerous

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A new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on fatality trends in United Nations peace operations reveals the rate...

Peace operations on the increase, personnel decreasing

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Peace operations, whether they are peacekeeping or peace support, are on the increase and the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) points...

African military spending rose in Africa in 2014 – report

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Military spending in Africa increased by 5.9 per cent in 2014, with the top two spenders Algeria and Angola, both major oil...

Recent Nigerian military acquisitions

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Nigeria's military is acquiring new and second-hand hardware for all three branches of service as it battles Boko Haram insurgents on land...

More details on South African arms exports for 2014

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More details have emerged regarding the export of South African military hardware last year, which amounted to almost R3 billion and included...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...