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Soldiers assist with COVID-19 screening, second SAHMS deployment readying for Eastern Cape

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Soldiers are not only wielding assault rifles in support of police and other law enforcement agencies – they also brandish digital thermometers, aiding healthcare...

Parliament welcomes woman Defence Secretary appointment

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The appointment of the new Secretary for Defence, Gladys Sonto Kudjoe, signifies the continued empowerment of women in the defence sector, says Parliament’s Portfolio...

Still no SANDF COVID-19 stats

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is, along with police and metro law enforcement officers, at the forefront of enforcing national state of disaster...

Watching brief for SA on northern Mozambique at present

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The northernmost province of South Africa’s eastern neighbour Mozambique finds itself in an untenable situation with Islamist violence ongoing while preparatory work for exploiting...

Defence Minister calls on fire-ravaged East London settlement

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Parts of East London’s Duncan Village, decimated by fire last month, was on the receiving end of the Defence and Military Veterans Minister’s interpretation...

Veterans appeal board not funded, has no members

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Military veterans are struggling to access benefits from the Department of Military Veterans, and defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has been urged to take action...

Defence budget must take SANDF constitutional role into account

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Thomas Walters, Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow deputy defence and military veterans minister, told Parliament certain criteria need to be applied to the South African...

FF+ questions numbers of soldiers on lockdown duty

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Freedom Front Plus (FF+) leader Pieter Groenewald questions the “employment” of soldiers and their numbers during Operation Notlela, the national defence force’s  contribution to...

Marievale informal settlement still in the limelight

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Allegations continue in ongoing verbal – and legal – skirmishing between people living in an informal settlement on land used by the national defence...

Another SA general leads the FIB

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The new man at the helm of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Force Intervention Brigade (FIB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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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...