Robert Gates

Libya war exposes ‘Nato’s chronic weaknesses’

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has upbraided Nato for its dependence on the US military, saying this puts the alliance's mission in Libya at risk.

Gaddafi seen on ‘back foot’ as fighting rages

Libyan rebels appear to be gaining ground against Muammer Gaddafii, the British defence minister said, despite a deadly attack on Misrata port.

Gates: China’s military advances challenge US power

A United States military presence in the Pacific is essential to restrain Chinese assertiveness, Washington's defence chief said on Friday.

US again urges North Korea to meet its obligations

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates on Friday held out the possibility of a resumption of six-party talks if North Korea ceases provocations.

US, China play down military rivalry

The defence chiefs of the United States and China on Monday sought to play down a growing military rivalry between the two countries.

West wants solidarity as Iran steps up nuclear programme

Iran has declared it will begin enriching its uranium stockpile to a higher level, further raising fears over the country's nuclear ambitions.

US: al-Qaeda could provoke India-Pakistan conflict

Al-Qaeda is seeking to destabilise South Asia and could trigger a war between Pakistan and India, US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said on Wednesday.

Press Releases

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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