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UK troops arrive in South Sudan to provide engineering, medical aid

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Several dozen British troops have arrived in Juba, capital of South Sudan, to provide engineering and medical support to the United Nations...

al Shabaab fighters killed by Kenyan forces in Somalia

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Kenyan troops killed 52 al Shabaab fighters in an attack on the militants' camp in southern Somalia, a military spokesman said. Colonel Joseph...

Kenya forces kill al Shabaab militants in Somalia

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Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 31 Islamist al Shabaab militants in a raid on two bases in the southern Somali region of...

UN identifies 41 Burundi, Gabon troops accused of abuse in CAR

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An internal United Nations inquiry has identified 25 peacekeepers from Burundi and 16 from Gabon accused of sexual abuse and exploitation in...

South Sudan rebels say government troops attacked their base

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Rebel forces in South Sudan said government troops attacked their garrison in a town in the north on Tuesday and they threatened...

More British troops going to South Sudan

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Up to 100 additional British troops will join UN peacekeeping work in South Sudan, the defence minister said on Thursday, taking the...

High toll for Libyan troops battling Islamic State in Sirte

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At least 34 Libyan fighters were killed and more than 180 wounded on Sunday as they closed in on the last Islamic...

South Sudan president will consider UN troops

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South Sudan will consider a United Nations plan to send in troops and stop the country's episode of violence, President Salva Kiir...

Libya’s UN-backed government condemns France for not co-ordinating military presence

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Libya's UN-backed unity government said France had not co-ordinated with it over the presence of French troops in Libya and it would...

US seeks to reassure South Sudan on troops sent to Juba

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The United States is not taking any offensive military actions with the goal of destabilising South Sudan and is only sending a...

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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...