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Africa remembers Rwanda genocide, and says ‘never again’

Rwandans living in Johannesburg relived the genocide in their country 20 years ago. They told their stories of horror; but the over-riding emotions at the end of the day were those of reconciliation, hope, healing and forgiveness.

Rwanda finds a path out of history of horror

Instead of taking the route of vengeance and punishment, Rwanda has chosen admission, reconciliation and forgiveness. This way, it has missed a "justice of ashes". But to build a stable and prosperous country has required draconian legislation and curtailed personal freedom.

US buys more SA armoured vehicles

Denel to supply Malaysian army

South African defence company Denel has been selected as a technology partner and systems integrator, in partnership with other companies including Malaysia's Deftech, to supply the Malaysian Armed Forces with 8x8 vehicle turrets over seven years.
Denel wins R8bn Armscor order

Denel wins R8bn Armscor order

State-owned defence company Denel has won an order for about 270 infantry combat vehicles from Armscor worth R8-billion, the largest contract it has secured in its 16-year history.
SA armoured vehicles a hit abroad

SA armoured vehicles a hit abroad

A South African firm has won orders worth almost US$250-million to supply the US, Canadian, United Arab Emirates, Swedish and Italian armies with its mine-protected vehicles. The US order came after five soldiers travelling in one of the vehicles, designed and made in SA, walked away unhurt after driving over a mine in Afghanistan.

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