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NIGERIA’S CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF , VICE ADMIRAL D.J EZEOBA , VISITS SOUTH AFRICA TO BOOST BILATERAL COOPERATION

Chief of the Nigerian Navy, Vice Admiral D.J. Ezeoba(left) presenting a gift to Chief of the South African Navy, Vice Admiral J. Mudimu L-R: Commodore S.M.D. Usman alongside Chief of the Nigerian Navy, Vice Admiral D.J. Ezeoba during his official … Continue reading

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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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SOUTH AFRICA PULL OUT TROOPS FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

April 4, 2013 JOHANNESBURG (AFP) South Africa has decided to pull its troops out of the Central African Republic because the deal under which they were deployed has become void with the fall the government there, President Jacob Zuma said … Continue reading

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13 SOUTH AFRICAN SOLDIERS KILLED, 27 OTHERS INJURED AS CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC’S SELEKA REBELS SEIZE CAPITAL CITY

AL JAZEERA 25 March, 2013 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has said that 13 South African troops were killed in clashes with the Seleka rebels on the outskirts of Bangui, the capital.Zuma said on Monday that 27 South African soldiers … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES SATISFIED NIGERIA – SOUTH AFRICA MILITARY TIES – CDI

Major General SY Audu, Chief of Defence Intelligece (PHOTO CREDIT: DISNIGERIA) VOICE OF NIGERIA Posted on February 19, 2013 By Collins Atohengbe Pretoria The Chief of Defence Intelligence,Nigerian Armed Forces, Major General Sanni Audu, has expressed satisfaction with the level … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT ORDERS DEPLOYMENT OF TROOPS TO THE C.A.R

CAPE TOWN, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) South African President Jacob Zuma has authorized the deployment of 400 South African National Defense Force (SANDF) personnel to the Central African Republic (CAR) torn by a civil war, it was announced on Sunday. The … Continue reading

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