Malawi sends 850 soldiers DRC

Malawi has  contributed a contingent of over 850 troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to assist in peacekeeping operations there.The contingent is part of the United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping mission.

Mhango; Malawi has always been committed to peace keeping in the region and beyond

Mhango; Malawi has always been committed to peace keeping in the region and beyond

Deputy Minister of Defense, Jappie Mhango, said Thursday during the send-off for the soldiers at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) that Malawi is committed to regional and global peace initiatives aimed at strengthening security worldwide.

“We have been providing our soldiers in the region and beyond to assist in providing peace.

“The country will continue to serve in DRC as part of the UN and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Intervention Force Brigade,” he said.

He therefore advised the peacekeepers to conduct themselves well and carry out their tasks professionally in order to raise Malawi’s reputation as a sterling contributor to peace-building initiatives around Africa.

The latest contingent for DRC follows the return of a previous batch of 890 Malawian peacekeepers from that country.

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12 thoughts on “Malawi sends 850 soldiers DRC”

  1. concern says:

    makawona kuti zikuvuta otsalimbana nazo akuphani

  2. FECDO says:

    Zabwino zonse

  3. Retired soldier says:

    About k6million per soldier per 6month eishh UN imadziwa kupeleka dollar guys! Kalemeleni makape inu

  4. aubrigado says:

    May God watch over you guys

  5. Nkhedu says:

    Makondomu alipo man

  6. Kamuzu 2 says:

    This is a welcome development rather than just being idle, drinking irresponsibly and causing havoc in drinking joints.

  7. Khido says:

    All the best muzatigawireko mukabwera zidorazo

  8. Pappa says:

    We r covering u buddies

  9. bwangazi says:

    Zipitani!! Koma azikazi anu tichitanawo!!

    1. Natty One says:

      Ufa wekha ukalimbana nawo

  10. phiriwaphiri says:

    GO GO MDF, WE ARE PROUD OF YOU

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