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Power back on at AFB Makhado after DPWI disruption

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The supply of electricity has been restored to Air Force Base (AFB) Makhado after a several day outage due to issues with the Department...

Department of Defence is willing, but lacks resources – Modise

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Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise, delivering her budget vote speech on Tuesday, has said that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Defence Minister taken to task for “broken” SANDF

“Disaster”, “weak political leadership”, “broken entity” and “embarrassing” were some of the words used by the Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow defence and military veterans...

Return to rail for logistics good – analyst

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Earlier this year elements of the SA Army used rail to move prime mission equipment – a first in the 28 years existence of...

Operation Thusano shenanigans sees ultimatum for Defence Minister

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Matters Cuban, especially as regards the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), appear to be reaching breaking point with an ultimatum delivered to the Minister...

Personnel overload at 3 SAI causes problems

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3 SA Infantry (SAI) Battalion in Kimberley is one of two premier training facilities for the SA Army Infantry Formation. The addition of three...

Case against hostage drama military veterans withdrawn

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The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has withdrawn the case against 52 military veterans accused of taking Defence and Military Veterans Minister Thandi Modise, her...

Funding and other challenges hurting the Military Police

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The Military Police Division (MPD) of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says it is struggling to provide full policing services due to...

Operation Chariot in full swing in KZN

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The three-star general heading the Joint Operations Division of the national defence force acknowledges the men and women deployed in flood-stricken KwaZulu-Natal are not...

Cut in manday allocations will impact Reserve Force

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The part-time component of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) – the Reserves – will, along with the regular force, “feel” a 25% cut...

North West military veterans on Deputy President’s agenda

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Mafikeng in North West will tomorrow (Saturday, 14 May) be the focus of Deputy President David Mabuza’s attention in his presidentially appointed position as...

Defence budget also to blame for poor serviceability of SANDF equipment – Denel

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The real reason why some South African Air Force (SAAF) aircraft are grounded is the poor state of the defence budget, and not just...

SPCA inspectors reportedly given the “run around” by SAASIC

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The latest round to be verbally fired in the National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) vs SA National Defence Force (SANDF) equine abuse allegations saga...

SANDF will fly the flag at Mpumalanga Presidential Imbizo

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On Friday 20 May, President Cyril Ramaphosa will be in Mpumalanga town Carolina for his third Presidential Imbizo of the year and, as with...

DMV underachieves in delivering to military veterans

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The Department of Military Veterans (DMV) has underachieved in its performance for the final three quarters of 2021, and only managed to achieve less...

SAASIC equine abuse now an AfriForum investigation

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Four years of fruitless police investigation into charges of animal maltreatment at the SA Army Specialist Infantry Capability (SAASIC) have not gone unnoticed by...

SANDF helps clean up KZN beaches

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Three SA National Defence Force (SANDF) companies have helped clean debris off KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) beaches following recent flooding in the province. The companies from Buffalo...

CArmy pep talk for 2022 MSD intake

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The ranking officer in the landward force, Lieutenant General Lawrence Mbatha, listed seven reasons why the 2022 military skills development (MSD) intake for the...

Public Works to repair flood damage at AFB Durban

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That the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) is doing repair work at Air Force Base (AFB) Durban in the wake of last...

Limpopo third stop on military veterans data verification call

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Military veterans resident in Limpopo are third on a provincial list to be given an opportunity to register on the Department of Military Veterans...

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