Ugandan and Israeli activists have called for the licence permitting arms sales to be revoked, but expect next week’s hearing to be held in camera
As the crisis continues to unfold, the biggest threat may be the vested interest in maintaining the civil war Therefore, with no end in sight to the conflict plaguing the nation, the question worth asking is: who benefits from a Yemen at war?
The persistence of the problem of small arms proliferation is periodically the subject of appeals to the UN or calls by the Security Council.
A military Disneyland may sound alarming, but it fits comfortably in a bellicose Russia.
Military police have apparently raided the Midrand compound of cash-in-transit company SVB, which is owned by SA’s four major banks.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is hoping to make inroads into Brazil’s emerging oil and defence industries during a visit there this week.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Monday called on world leaders to cut enormous expenditure on destruction.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Wednesday he would use this week’s visit to Russia to expand military ties with Moscow.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has arrived in Moscow, kicking off a European tour with visit to Russia expected to focus on arms purchases.
South Africa has been supplying Zimbabwe with helicopters, revolvers and cartridges — despite the mounting human rights atrocities in that country.
Stonewalling and technical challenges by the ministry and the Justice Department are threatening the investigation of the aircraft contract.
Civil society bodies on Thursday urged the Southern African Development Community governments to impose a moratorium on the supply of arms to Zimbabwe.
The South African government was again left red-faced when its indifference regarding a Chinese arms shipment for Zimbabwe resulted in a public outcry and court action, here and abroad.