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UNMAS looking to make CAR mine-free

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Mines, whether anti-personnel or anti-vehicle, are unwanted remnants of conflict and war scattered widely around the world. The UN Mine Action Service (MAS) is visible...

Japan contributes to explosive hazard management in Somalia

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Explosive hazards continue to impact on peace and state building efforts in Somalia with extremist groups using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as a preferred...

South Sudan peacekeepers rescue deminers

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Even those working at removing and disabling mines as well as other potentially lethal remnants of war are not safe from attacks, including ambushes...

International Mine Awareness Day

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International Mine Awareness Day this year is Saturday (4 April) and in line with worldwide efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus, it will...

New team of explosive detection dogs at UN mission in South...

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The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in South Sudan last week received 37 new explosive detection dogs as part of an...

AU provides demining equipment to mark International Mine Awareness Day

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It wasn't all talk on Friday when the African Union (AU) marked International Mine Awareness Day in Addis Ababa. The continental body handed...

Sniffer dogs on protection duty in South Sudan

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Standing on hind legs to peer at a UN vehicle in South Sudan, the dog poked its head under the hood and...

Sudanese peace deal accelerated pace of mine removal: UN

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The 2005 peace accord that ended Sudan's north-south civil war has enhanced efforts to rid the vast African nation of landmines that...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...