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Ramaphosa deploys members of SANDF to assist the mission in the Eastern DRC [SOUND]

# President Cyril Ramaphosa has authorised the deployment of 2-thousand-900 members of the South African National Defense Force in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Decades of conflicts in eastern Congo between several rival armed groups over land and resources have killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced more than seven million. Spokesperson Vincent Magwenya confirmed the allocated budget of over two billion rand for this deployment until 15 December: