Defence: South Africa can protect itself.

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Thanks to its R60bn military upgrade, South Africa is ready and able to protect itself against any aggressor, says the country's defence minister, Mosiuoa Lekota. "There is absolutely nothing we can't respond to," he says.

Unhappy with criticism of the military sector's effectiveness in its peacekeeping missions in various African countries, Lekota says it should not be judged on such "secondary roles", but on the...

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