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Navy not taking on extra personnel to man MMIPVs

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The SA Navy will not sign on extra personnel to crew its inshore patrol vessels (IPVs), the first of which is planned to go...

9 SAI soldiers test positive for COVID-19

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) confirmed “around 40 soldiers” tested positive for COVID-19, at least two days after a provincial Member of the...

Ramaphosa extends SANDF Op Notlela employment

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The “employment” of soldiers and other military personnel as part of the national effort to combat coronavirus has been extended until the end of...

Defence Minister rapped on the knuckles in NCOP

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was taken to task in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for claiming soldier sexual abuse was...

Collins Khosa case still receiving attention: Defence Minister

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the case in which soldiers are accused of brutality in an incident that led to the...

Soldiers on Notlela duty in Limpopo test positive for COVID-19

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The lid the national defence force has put on making public the number of soldiers testing positive for coronavirus has not reached Limpopo. The provincial...

Muslim Judicial Council appreciative of soldiers’ lockdown efforts

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Brigadier General Monwabisi Jamangile, SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chaplain General this week thanked the senior representative of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) for...

Military veterans appeal board an under the radar entity

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The Military Veterans Act of 2011 provides for an appeal board to serve the best interests of former soldiers with a Parliamentary committee hearing...

Defence Minister reports four soldier misconduct incidents during Op Notlela

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Parliament has heard four cases of soldier misconduct involving civilians were reported to the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) since the national state of...

SANDF facing another tough defence budget vote

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The South African Department of Defence is facing more bad news in terms of its budget allocation. Although it has been granted an additional...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...