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SANDF rejuvenating through MSDS

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is rejuvenating its ranks through the Military Skills Development System (MSDS) recruitment drive, with the latest intake...

Western Cape preparing for soldiers’ exit from the Cape Flats

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In anticipation of military involvement in the ongoing Cape Flats crime prevention operation finishing at the end of March, the provincial government has and...

Applications for 2021 MSD intake open

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The first phase of the 2021 intake of Military Skills Development (MSD) volunteers started at the weekend with application forms carried in an Afrikaans...

SEA task team meets Military Ombud

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The Department of Defence Ministerial task team (MTT) investigating sexual abuse and exploitation (SEA) at the behest of the Defence and Military Veterans Minister...

Portfolio Committee will question Mapisa-Nqakula on Tek Base weapons theft

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula faces at least one grilling from the Portfolio Committee on Defence and Military Veterans (PCDMV) in the...

“South Africanising” the Reserve Force

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The part-time or Reserve Force component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is being “South Africanised” to cater for four defined capabilities. These...

Gulube still Secretary for Defence

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The senior civilian official at the Department of Defence (DoD) – Secretary for Defence Dr Sam Gulube – will remain in office until at...

SANDF staying in DR Congo

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The South African military involvement in the DR Congo Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) will continue until at least the end of the current MONUSCO...

MSD volunteers add just over a thousand to SANDF personnel numbers

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Another indication of just how difficult it is to find employment in South Africa comes from the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) which this...

Government spend groupings show defence is low priority

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Defence and spending on it is a poor relation when it comes to government budget planning and execution in South Africa. Just how far down...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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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...