President Jacob Zuma orders withdrawal of SANDF members in Sudan

24 Feb 2016

President Jacob Zuma has terminated the employment of members of the South African National Defence (SANDF) in Darfur, Sudan.

Members of the SANDF were employed in Darfur in 2008 as part of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).

The termination will take effect from 1 April 2016.

President Zuma has thanked all members of the SANDF for their participation in bringing peace in Darfur.

Enquiries:
Bongani Majola
Cell: 082 339 1993
E-mail: bonganim@presidency.gov.za

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