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Budget vote speech by Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Thabang Makwetla

“Noluthando alias ‘Agnes’ Ncwana, to whose memory I wish to dedicate my remarks in this budget debate this morning, was a military veteran who...

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion

A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be...

Document: Department of Defence annual report 2017-18

The Department of Defence has released its annual report for the 2017/18 financial year. Click here to view the document: DoD_Annual_Report_2017-18

Read the DoD annual report

With currently no indication when the Department of Defence (DoD) website (www.dod.mil.za) will be up and running again, defenceWeb has decided to...

Speech: Cyril Ramaphosa at the opening of AAD 2018

Address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the opening of the Africa Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, 19 September...

Speech: Mapisa-Nqakula at AAD 2018 media breakfast

Address by the minister of defence and military veterans, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, on the occasion of the official media breakfast of the Africa...

DoD belatedly responds to defenceWeb article

Department of Defence head of communications, Siphiwe Dlamini, responded to a defenceWeb piece published on Tuesday, July 10. His statement reads: "The article...

Document: NCACC 2017 annual report

The South African National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC) has released its annual report for the 2017 calendar year. Click here to...

Speech: Defence and Military Veterans Budget Vote 2018-19

Introduction of the debate on the Defence and Military Veterans Budget Vote 2018 in the National Assembly, by Hon Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, Minister...

Speech by General Hlatshwayo at Rand Show opening

Speech by General Barney Hlatshwayo, SANDF Chief of Joint Operations, representing Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, at the opening of the Rand Show...


Check before you speak, Minister!

South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...