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South Africa

First 2017 SANDF goodwill parcels handed out at De Brug mobilisation centre

The annual thank you for services rendered by soldiers deployed in and outside South Africa every year started this week at the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) mobilisation centre.

South Africa imported conventional arms worth over R670 million in 2016

In the 2016 calendar year South Africa imported arms, armaments and associated equipment valued at R673 million according to the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) annual report.

Pre-screening finds military veterans housing needs database compromised

Two years ago the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) set up a housing needs database which identified 21 411 potential beneficiaries, but pre-screening saw more than 70% disqualified.

SADC Organ Troika meets over tensions in Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), has called an urgent Organ Troika meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe.

Protecting SA's borders at all costs

Proudly donned in an army green uniform, with her sparkly manicured red nails and matte mauve lipstick, Lieutenant Colonel Portia Shingange’s eyes welled up as she spoke about her role in protecting South Africa’s borderlines.

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