Why will there be soldiers outside South Africa’s parliament?
Key vulnerabilities that have been raised repeatedly may have again played a role in the disaster. Notably, these include a lack of proper barriers and defensive measures to prevent or mitigate SVBIED attacks; insufficient intelligence/reconnaissance measures to detect and interdict massing militant forces prior to an attack; lack of Quick Reaction Force or inter-force cooperation to assist the forces under attack.
The South African National Defence Force has finalised its list of promotions and appointments for the ranks of Colonel and Captain (SAN) for 2016 and 2017.
Rifleman Moalosi Albert Mokhothu of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) was killed in combat yesterday morning during an attack by a Mai Mai militia on the town of Butembo in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The South African National Defence Force has finalised its list of promotions and appointments for the ranks of Brigadier General, Rear Admiral (JG), Major General, and Rear Admiral for 2016 and 2017.
In July 2015, Burundian peacekeepers serving in AMISOM were ambushed by Al Shabaab near the town of Leego. With more information about the event now available via leaked Al Shabaab video, CONWAY WADDINGTON pieces together what happened.