operation prosper

  1. Jan

    Armoured vehicles pull into Durban

    Army tanks roll into KwaZulu-Natal South African National Defence Force tanks are starting to roll into areas in KwaZulu-Natal to help to secure hotspots in the province. This deployment forms part of Operation PROSPER, which started on 12 July with the deployment of 2,500 South African...
  2. Jan

    "Situation seems to have calmed down" - SANDF

    Rioters lose steam The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has issued a statement saying that the violence and looting that has gripped the country for the past week seems to have calmed down. "Operation Prosper is underway in various parts of the Gauteng and Kwa-Zulu Natal to put...
  3. Jan

    Biggest deployment of South Africa's army since 1994

    South Africa's biggest army deployment since 1994 South Africa is expected to deploy the largest number of defence force members in the country since 1994 to help law enforcement officials clamp down on the rampant looting and public violence that has plagued much of KwaZulu-Natal and parts of...
  4. Jan

    No warning shots and other rules for soldiers during Operation PROSPER

    Rules for soldiers while fighting riots in South Africa revealed The Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans has published a code of conduct for South Africa's armed forces to adhere to during their mission to support the police in quelling riots around the country. "Upholding and...