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Former SA defence minister to be part of Russia/Ukraine mediating team

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Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, until last August South African Minister of Defence, will be part of an Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) task force that will mediate the...

Russia’s war with Ukraine: Five reasons why many African countries choose...

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In early March the United Nation’s General Assembly voted on a resolution demanding Russia immediately stop its military operations in Ukraine. Out of 193 member...

Sanctions against Russia will affect arms sales to Africa: the risks...

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Following its invasion of Ukraine, countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) imposed comprehensive sanctions on Russia in a bid to cripple its...

ISS: Ukraine war reveals Africa divided

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Ukraine has withdrawn an important contingent of peacekeepers from the United Nations (UN) Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)...

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is illegal under international law: suggesting it’s...

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While the world is largely united against the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, South African public figures, including the government, have attempted to downplay...

South Africa approached to mediate Russia-Ukraine conflict

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President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa has been approached to play a “mediation role” in the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The President had a phone call with...

Ukraine war: fresh warning that Africa needs to be vigilant against...

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It’s commonly held that Russian president Vladimir Putin’s objective for invading Ukraine is to install a puppet regime that is pliable to Moscow’s interests....

Ramaphosa defends SA stance at UN on Russia/Ukraine conflict

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Responding to criticism of South Africa’s abstention from voting in last week’s United Nations (UN) General Assembly Russia/Ukraine vote, President Cyril Ramaphosa said it...

SA slated for abstaining from UN vote against Russia

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Condemnation from one political party and another telling government to ensure its own house is in order before pointing fingers are current reactions to...

South Africa adds its voice to those calling for Russian withdrawal...

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What Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin called a “special military operation” in Ukraine has been widely condemned as an invasion with South Africa joining...

Large scale Russian offensive possible in January, Ukraine says

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Russia has massed more than 94 000 troops near Ukraine's borders and may be gearing up for a large-scale military offensive at the end...

Attack on Ukraine would be costly, NATO warns Moscow

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Russia would pay a high price for any new military aggression against Ukraine, NATO and the United States warned on Tuesday as the Western...

Russian troops now number 90 000 near Ukraine border after drills,...

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Russia has left military units near the Ukrainian border after exercises, with the number of Russian troops in the area now totalling 90 000,...

Russia orders troops back to base after buildup near Ukraine

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Russia announced on Thursday it was ordering troops back to base from the area near the border with Ukraine, apparently calling an end to...

Ukraine accuses Russian hackers of new cyber attack

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Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) said on Tuesday it had prevented a large-scale cyber attack by Russian hackers targeting classified government data. The SBU said...

Ukraine accuses Russian networks of new massive cyber attacks

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Ukraine on Monday accused unnamed Russian internet networks of massive attacks on Ukrainian security and defence websites, but gave no details of any damage...

Facebook removes ‘inauthentic’ networks spanning 8 nations

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Facebook on Friday said it has dismantled seven separate networks of fake accounts and pages on its platform that were active in Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt,...

Iran says black boxes from downed Ukraine jet show missiles hit...

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Analysis from the black boxes of a downed Ukrainian passenger plane shows it was hit by two missiles 25 seconds apart and that passengers...

Ukrainian helicopter crews continue to carry out peacekeeping tasks in the...

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Ukrainian military personnel from the 18th helicopter squadron, deployed to the United Nations Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continue to...

Ukrainian team concludes maintenance on Ugandan aircraft

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Fourteen employees of Ukraine’s Odessa Aviation Plant (OAP) have returned home from Uganda after repairing and upgrading six Ugandan training and combat aircraft. UkrOboronProm on...

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