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Friday, April 29, 2016 – 06:36

South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, spent this week in Russia attending an international security conference and meeting with her Russian Federation counterpart.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – 06:25

The rates of maritime kidnaping, ransom and sabotage surged in the Gulf of Guinea in the first quarter of this year, according to new figures released by a maritime security company.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 – 06:22

The rates of maritime kidnaping, ransom and sabotage surged in the Gulf of Guinea in the first quarter of this year, according to new figures released by a maritime security company.

Monday, April 11, 2016 – 06:40

U.S. service members have completed a Basic Intelligence Course for members of the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces and the Armed Forces of Mauritania, which ran between 3 and 25 March, at the Moroccan Southern Zone headquarters in Agadir, Morocco.

Friday, April 8, 2016 – 07:01

The Russian Commission for Military Technical Cooperation has confirmed Egypt as the North African buyer of 50 MiG-29M fighter jets and released fresh details of the Egyptian purchase of several other weapons systems worth at least $5 billion in 2015.

Friday, April 8, 2016 – 06:59

Senegal has revealed its new WMA301 Assaulter armoured vehicles, along with Ram Mk III armoured vehicles, TRF1 towed howitzers and other hardware during its independence day parade, as the country boosts its military manpower and equipment to combat Islamist militants.

Friday, April 8, 2016 – 06:22

The South African commitment to peacekeeping in Sudan is officially over with 8 SA Infantry Battalion due to start a gradual withdrawal next Friday (April 15).

Friday, April 8, 2016 – 06:20

The Nigerian Army is considering the acquisition of new South African-made Rooivalk, Russian-made Mi-17, French-made H125 and some Chinese-made helicopters to equip a newly formed Army Aviation Corps.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 – 06:13

The top structure of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is bloated and positions need to be cut in favour of the Army, which is under strength, according to a defence expert.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 – 06:30

Tanzania will investigate accusations that some of its peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo abused and exploited five women and six girls, leaving them all pregnant, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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