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This work is part of a series of study demonstrating that the Southern African Development Community Standby Force (SADCSF) does not possess the required skill and competence to approach peace operations by Africans despite her claims to Pan-Africanism. Hence, this study questions: How feasible can the SADCSF fund peace operation in the region without external interventions? A descriptive method based on empirical data and literature is pursued. The central theme coming strongly in this study is that the present structure and alignment of the SADC Standby Force cannot guarantee peace operation without external intervention, centred on the argument that the challenges or barriers confronting the force is much complex and sophisticated for the SADC alone.