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Vereeniging store owner arrested for selling uniform items

Ongoing attempts by the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) to prevent unauthorised – and illegal – use of its uniform yielded a good result...

Minister warned to right size SANDF rather than seek more funding

Cyril Ramaphosa’s defence minister has been warned to desist from asking National Treasury for further funding for the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) as...

Acting DMV director general reports progress on veterans’ affairs

The most senior public servant in the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) notes in his report as accounting officer in the latest annual report...

Another qualified audit finding for the Department of Defence

Continuing decreases in the defence budget appear not to have affected spending in Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s Department of Defence (DoD) with the Auditor General...

Department of Military Veterans marks 10th anniversary with separate vote

According to Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the latest annual report (2019/20) of the Department of Military Veterans (DMV) comes at “a historic moment” marking not only...

Firearm law training for Reserve Force regiment

The majority of military deployments inside South Africa’s borders are classed as operations other than war (OOTW) and this has brought about change as...

2 SA Battalion Alpha Company Commander and reaction team assist village under ADF attack

On 17 November 2020, the 2 South African Infantry Battalion Alpha Company Commander, based in Mai Moya, Beni, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, received...

National State of Disaster will determine Armed Forces Day 2021 fate

Next year marks the end of the first provincial cycle of Armed Forces Day events with Mpumalanga set to host the February event –...

Defence Works Formation progress reported to oversight committee

Back when he was CArmy then Lieutenant General Solly Shoke recognised the national defence force’s fixed assets were not being adequately and timeously maintained...

Deputy President heads up high level military veterans team

Deputy President David Mabuza wasted no time in getting to grips with his newest task – military veterans and specifically the support they are...


Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...