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Presentation: Department of Military Veterans on 1st quarter performance

On 21 October 2020, the Department of Military Veterans gave a presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans on its first...

Keynote address by Trevor Mketi, AMD Conference 29 September 2020

Members of the South African National Defence Force Defence attaches and foreign military representatives Captains of industry Members of the media Ladies and gentlemen On behalf of the Secretary...

CAF retreat speech, 30 September 2020

As delivered verbatim by Lieutenant General Fabian Msimang at Air Force Base Swartkop: Ladies and gentlemen, this is very difficult time for me emotionally because...

Defence committee mini-symposium presentations

On 3 September, the Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) held a mini-symposium on the South African National Defence Force’s Force Design and Related...

SIU presentation on border fence upgrade

Click here to view the Special Investigation Unit's presentation into the investigation of the erection of the Beit Bridge border fence.  

In the eye of the storm – Defence against the pandemic

Speech by Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula during a mini plenary session to debate the adjusted Department of Defence budget vote in...

Speech: Ramaphosa at Armed Forces Day 2020

Address by Commander-In-Chief, President Cyril Ramaphosa, on the occasion of Armed Forces Day 2020, Polokwane, Limpopo, 21 February 2020. Minister of Defence and Military Veterans,...

Speech: Msimang at SAAF Prestige Day

Air Force Prestige Day Parade Address by the Chief of the SA Air Force, Lieutenant General Fabian Z Msimang at Air Force Base Swartkop...

Speech by SAAF Chief at Unisa graduation ceremony

Message by Lt. General Fabian Zakes Msimang, Chief of the South African Air Force, at the University of South Africa graduation ceremony, Tshwane, on...


Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...