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Seriti Commission judges could face misconduct charges

The outcome of the Seriti Commission appointed by former President Jacob Zuma in 2011 to investigate possible fraud, corruption, impropriety or irregularity in the...

Kimberley farewell stop for Shoke

The first stop for outgoing CSANDF General Solly Shoke on his end-of-duty tour was North West late in April with stop number two set...

Shoke leaves as longest serving SANDF Chief

When General Solly Shoke hands the symbolic instrument of command to his successor on 28 May, he leaves the office of SA National Defence...

Reserve Force loses a dedicated and professional officer

The death this week of Colonel Monica Muller leaves a void in the Office of Chief Defence Reserves. She was a pioneer for women throughout...

SA defence budget falling to only .86% of GDP

The South African defence budget for 2021/22 is just .86% of GDP, down from .97%, causing experts to caution that the reduction will have...

Mapisa-Nqakula’s Ministry one of the most expensive in Cabinet

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans is one of the most expensive in President Cyril’s Ramaphosa’s Cabinet, an analysis prepared for one...

Special Forces recruitment drive kicks off this month

The South African Special Forces will be recruiting new members this month, with a recruitment drive covering most of the country. Only Regular and Reserve...

CSANDF farewell tour will take in six provinces

Between now and his change of command parade on 28 May, outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke will go from...

SANDF misses Public Protector Interferon deadline

It appears the senior command structure of the national defence force is not an active participant into an ongoing Public Protector (PP) investigation of...

New Reserve Force insignia still on the to-do list

All is not smooth sailing when it comes to the new names of 52 SA Army Reserve Force units, with old insignia and uniform,...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...