South Africa's Army Explains CAR Mission

The South African Defence Force has also defended troops being sent to the Central African Republic, saying in terms of the bilateral agreement signed between the two countries in 2007. Earlier this month President Jacob Zuma had to defend the deployment of soldiers after being accused of not informing parliament- a move seen as unconstitutional.

  • South Africa:  SANDF Defends Soldiers Deployed to CAR

    South African Press Association, 24 January 2013

    The deployment of SA National Defence Force in the Central African Republic (CAR) is in terms of the bilateral agreement signed between the two countries in 2007, the department of ... read more »

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South African soldiers

South African soldiers.

Photo: HDPTCAR

A rebel fighter in northern Central African Republic

  • South Africa:  Nation Is Concerned About the Situation in the Central African Republic (press release)

    South African Government, 2 January 2013

    South Africa is gravely concerned about the situation in the Central African Republic. As part of contributing to the efforts to bring about peace and stability in that country HE ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Nation Concerned About Situation in Central African Republic

    SAnews.gov.za, 2 January 2013

    South Africa is concerned about the situation in the Central African Republic said the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco). read more »

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