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SOUTH AFRICA ‘DOWNPLAYED’ CASUALTIES IN C.A.R FIGHTING…EYEWITNESS TO EVACUATION CLAIMS ‘COUNTED OVER 50 BODYBAGS WITH MORE BEING BROUGHT IN’ ; TROOPS WERE DEPLOYED TO SAFEGUARD MINING INTERESTS – FRANCE24 REPORT

FRANCE24 4/4/2013 Many more South African troops died during a rebel offensive in the Central African Republic than Pretoria has admitted, local sources have told RFI.The same sources said the soldiers were fighting to protect South African mining and oil … Continue reading

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ECCAS (CCEAC) WARN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC REBELS NOT TO TOUCH THE ‘RED LINE’

N’DJAMENA, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) The Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC) is warning Central African Republic rebels not to touch the “red line” of Damara, 75 km from the capital Bangui. The regional bloc issued the warning in a … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, CAMEROON, CHAD, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS, RISK ANALYSIS, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments