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Army to be deployed before Christmas in gang-ridden areas

Army to be deployed before Christmas in gang-ridden areas

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula confirmed that gang-ridden areas across the country can expect to see the South African Defence Force deployed before Christmas.

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Army Deployed To Ensure Order For Mandela Funeral

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has authorised 11 894 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to maintain law and order in co-operation with the South African police service, during the funeral of former President Nelson Mandela on Sunday. Mandela’s body is currently in Pretoria for the final day of the three period

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SA Troops At Risk Of Fighting In Regional War?

Kinshasa – Tensions between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and neighbouring Rwanda escalated after Rwanda accused the DRC military of firing bombs and rockets across the border. Two civilians were reportedly killed in the bombings. 1 345 members of the South African Defence Force (SANDF) have been deployed to the DRC as part of

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